Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has built a new Jagannath temple inside Jindal Nagar, the township area of its 6 MTPA Steel Complex at Angul.
The temple hosts Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, Goddess Subhadra, Lord Sudarshan, Goddess Mahalaxmi, Lord Balaji, Sri Vishwakarma, goddess Durga, Lord Sriramchandra and Lord Shivshankar. A team of priests and Vedic ritual experts from Puri are engaged for performing daily rituals of the deities.
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The enshrinement of the deities in the Temple was completed on October 09, 2017 after a weeklong Puja, Yagnya and other associated Vedic rituals performed uninterrupted by prominent Priests of Odisha.
The grand temple complex, spread over 3.7 acre, took four years for completion. The main temple, made in Kalinga-style of nagar architecture is 67 feet high. Three types of stone – Porbandar stone from Gujarat, Markana marble from Rajasthan and Khandolite from Odisha – has been used for the construction.
Noted architect and sculptor Padma Vibhushan Shri Raghunath Mohapatra and Ahmedabad based temple architect Nikhil Sompura and others were associated in the erection of this majestic temple. External development and landscaping work has been done by Sudipto Ghosh.