GUWAHATI, Nov 15 � The Kamrup Metro district administration has decided to initiate steps to deal with various problems of the world-famous Umananda Temple at the Peacock Island located in the midst of the Brahmaputra here, and will undertake development activities in and around the temple.
Dr M Angamuthu, Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup Metro, visited Umananda today along with other senior officials, including Additional DC Rajib Prakash Barua.
The DC held talks with the priests of the temple, who informed him about the problem of electricity and drinking water at the place.
Angamuthu assured the priests that the problems will be sorted out soon.
He also directed the Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) to take steps to clean up the surroundings of the temple, repair the road going to it and for fitting of tiles at the temple.
GMDA will be assisted by the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) and the Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) in the project.