Kartarpur Sahib Corridor: Efforts are being made to prepare the Passenger Terminal Complex of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, Dera Baba Nanak, Punjab by 31st October, before the commemoration of 550th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji in November 2019.The construction work on the Rs 500 crore Passenger Terminal Complex is one full swing to make the is being built on 15 acres land. It will have all public amenities to enable smooth passage of approximately 5,000 passengers per day.
The Passenger Terminal Complex is being built on 15 acres land. It will have all public amenities to enable smooth passage of approximately 5,000 passengers per day.
The Passenger Terminal complex will be fully air-conditioned building of 16000 Sqms approximately (13000 Sqms ground floor+ 3000 Sqms mezzanine floor). The main building which is akin to airport buildings will have 54 Immigrations counters for facilitating travel of 5000 pilgrims per day.
All necessary public amenities likekiosks, washrooms, child care, first aid medical facilities, prayer room and snacks counters inside main building. Spacious parking lotsto station 10 buses, 250 Cars, and 250 two- wheelers.
Robust security systems with CCTV surveillance and public address systems. Landscape area with water bodies, artefacts, sculptures of local culture, shaded seating spaces, canopies, benches up to zero point etc.
Excavation for the foundation is nearly complete for the whole complex while the plinth and column RCC has already started for the main passenger building. Works are being executed in parallel to ensure simultaneous completion of different activities.
Architecture schools at Amritsar have been consulted for the display of the rich Punjabi heritage, the life and works of Shri Guru Nanak Devji in the state-of-art building and for the landscaping of the complex.