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Kedarnath Temple Reconstruction Work in Full Swing

Kedarnath Temple was badly damaged during the flash flood in June 2013. The temple reconstruction work is in full swing and will be ready before the annual pilgrimage which begins by the end of April 2015.
Business Standard reports 
Now, reconstruction work is in full swing as the workers, well-protected with enough layers in sub-zero temperatures, continue to work undeterred. 
State authorities have approved a reconstruction and rehabilitation plan for Kedarnath, one of the holiest shrines of the Hindus. It is banking on the recommendations of the Geological Survey of India for planning reconstruction and rehabilitation work at Kedarnath.
The Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) is one such organisation which has been entrusted with the task of reconstruction of the town.
A team of 290 people from NIM is deployed at the site besides the police and army personnel.
Principal of NIM, Colonel Ajay Kothiyal, said on Saturday (January 17) they were racing against time to complete the reconstruction work. 
"We are trying to work as much as we can to save time before the pilgrimage tour commences, and that is why we are working in winter is extreme conditions. It is obvious that we cannot work exactly the way we do in normal weather, but yes, at-least 60 per cent of the work could be completed in the snow," said Kothiyal.