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Major Components

The detailed list of projects are formulated from the following major components

1   .Sannidhanam Area – to improve infrastructure & accommodation facilities, to decongest/reorganize the area by planned relocation of the various activities including temple related activities and to improve sanitation

2   .Redevelopment of Pampa Area – to improve the environment and water quality in Pampa river, to augment pilgrim facilities, to augment infrastructure including health facilities, to improve sanitation and to improve transport terminal facilities and parking facilities of vehicles

3  .Trekking Routes – to widen and improve trekking routes, to construct queue complexes, to provide way side facilities including health kiosks, to ease gradient, to provide improved facilities for cargo transport etc

4   .Nilakkal Base Camp – to develop organized vehicle parking facilities, to develop lodging facilities for the pilgrims, to improve infrastructure, to improve sanitation, to provide hospital facilities and to provide necessary pilgrim amenities

5   .Approach Roads to Sabarimala – to improve (widening/ resurfacing/ reconstructing) all the approach roads to Sabarimala

6   .Redevelopment of Erumeli and Vandiperiyar – to redevelop based on detailed Master Plans with participation of Local Government Institutions

7  .Pilgrim facilities at all the identified intermediate halts – the many intermediate halting points of pilgrims to Sabarimala would be identified and in these stations improved pilgrim facilities would be developed in a phased manner

8   .Safe Pilgrimage – this aspect is given utmost consideration in the Master Plan adoption of Sabarimala Safety Manual, improved policing, safe transport, better emergency health facilities, better access to potable water and sanitation, adequate cautionary signage and guidance etc are proposed to be ensured