Maa Chinnamastika Temple is one of the Shakti Peet temples of Goddess Devi in Jharkhand. A famous tantric pilgrimage centre, Rajrappa is located in Ramgarh District of Jharkhand and has high pilgrim footfall. The temple is built as per Tantrik Architecture style, on a hillock at the confluence of rivers Bhairavi and Damodar.
The key issues in the precinct include Encroachment of river bed by prasad stalls, Risk of flooding and inundation during monsoon, Lack of organised parking area vehicles, Poor connectivity across the rivers, Solid waste dumping, Cleaning of sacrificed animal in the river, Lack of public amenities & infrastructure facilities.
The concept of the Rajrappa precinct development is to achieve an aesthetic response to the program, while minimizing the ecological footprint of the development. The vision of the development is to uplift Rajrappa Temple precinct as a national level pilgrim destination by providing infrastructure facilities for the pilgrims at the precinct such as Accommodation facilities, designated Sacrifice and cleaning areas, Bathing areas, Changing Rooms, Prasad Shops, Food courts, Gardens, Parking, Ghat development along the river front, Multi-purpose Hall, Sewage Treatment Plant etc., improving the connectivity across Bhairavi River and conserving the natural heritage in the precinct and surroundings.
The development of the project has been envisioned in two stages and the Detailed Project Reports have been prepared accordingly.
Part 1 comprises of components such as – Entrance Gateways, Bus Terminal, Car Parking, Toilets & Cloak Room, Information Centre, Prasad Stalls and Pedestrian Bridge. The total project cost of Part 1 is estimated as Rs. 21.90 crores. For the implementation of the same, total land area of 11.50 acres is required at Gola.
Part 2 comprises of components such as – Bathing Complex, Dormitories, Food Court, Cooking Stalls, Ritual Mantaps & Hawan Kunds, Art Interpretation Centre, Riverfront Development, Sacrifical Ghat, Eco Park and overall site infrastructure development. . The total project cost of Part 2 is estimated as Rs. 64.50 crores. For the implementation of the same, total land area of 27.30 acres is required at Gola & Chitarpur sides of the precinct.