NEW DELHI: The
Development Authority approved the blueprint for the
grand Ram temple
and the map of the
Ram Janmabhoomi premises
, reports Arshad Afzaal Khan. The Shri Ram Janmabhoomi
Teerth Kshetra Trust
deposited a development fee of Rs 2.1 crore and Rs 15.4 lakh in labour cess with the development authority as part of the sanction procedure.
Ayodhya divisional commissioner
M P Agrawal
said the maximum height of the temple domes had been fixed at 49.24 metres. The 2.74 lakh sqm layout within the 67-acre site has to adhere to aviation norms as the airport at
is just 6.5km away. According to the Ram Janmbhoomi map, the total covered area of the temple will be 12,879 sqm, with the ground floor spread across 2,628 sqm and the corridor occupying 7,343 sq m. The first floor of the covered area will be 1,850 sqm and second floor will be 1,056 sqm.