The government in Odisha announced on Thursday that it will undertake a project to beautify the Konark Sun Temple.
A draft plan for the modalities of the UNESCO site has been prepared. With the new project, authorities hope to attract more tourists and ensure conservation of the temple.
A 6-lane outer ring road and a Konark entry plaza will be constructed. Other developments will include special roads for pedestrians, multi-modal hubs for parking and redesigning of the Konark theatre, ANI reported.