Tourists visiting the “Statue of Unity” will be able to get a taste of Gujarat’s cultural history at Kevadiya station itself, with the railways providing an art gallery on its premises, the carrier said on Tuesday. national.
In a statement, the railroads said the art gallery would be developed as part of a public-private partnership initiative.
Adding another tourist attraction near ‘Statue of Unity’, the Vadodara division of Western Railway awarded the first contract of its kind to Indian Railways for the development of an art gallery with a boutique. souvenirs at Kevadiya station as part of a PPP initiative.
” Building on the advantages of the PPP model, the art gallery will showcase different forms of arts and crafts from Gujarat and India and will be developed and operated by a private party with income for the paths of iron of Rs 24.7 lakh and potential income of Rs 2.83 crore, It said.
This concept will not only enrich the experience of people visiting Kevadiya, on a social level, but this unique concept will also provide employment for local tribal people in Narmada district by giving them the opportunity to promote their tribal art, the statement noted.
The newly constructed Kevadiya station is the first railway station in the country to be Green Building certified. The station has been fitted with LED lights as well as star brand electrical appliances to save electricity.
Arrangements have been made for water management through rainwater harvesting, eco-waterless urinals, a wastewater treatment plant and drip irrigation. In the prime location of the station’s traffic area, a 12-foot-high replica of the “Statue of Unity” has been installed.
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