Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the redeveloped Kalika Mata temple atop the Pavagadh hill in the Panchmahal district of Gujarat on Saturday 18/06/2022. The Prime Minister hoisted the temple flag after performing pooja.Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel was also present with the Prime Minister on the occasion. Shri Surendra Patel (Kaka) President of Shree Kalika Mataji Mandir Pavagadh who is also Trustee of Vivekanand Institute of Management - Shri Ramkrishna Seva Samiti Ahmedabad welcome PM on this auspicious moment.
According to the Gujarat information department, "After the ascent of Pavagadh in the fifteenth century, the peak of the temple was dilapidated for the last five centuries. The summit has now been redesigned with a new look."
"First, the foundation of a large campus was laid by widening the top of Pavagadh Hill, then ancillary facilities were erected on the first and second floor of the campus. The original sanctum has been kept intact and the entire temple has been rebuilt. The main temple and the open area have been widened. In the old temple of Mataji where there was a dargah in place of the "Shikhar". The dargah has been relocated in an amicable settlement and a new "Shikhar" has been constructed, on which the flagpole has been restored and the flag will be unfurled there," added the official statement.