Kumbh Mela 2013 at a glance

Factors considered for estimation of Pilgrim and Resource/Infrastructure Planning :

  • Kumbh 2001 was for 44 days while Kumbh 2013 will be for 55 days (+25%).
  • Country’s population was 102.87  Crore in 2001, it is estimated to be 121.02 Crore in 2011 (+17.6%).
  • The State population was 16.61 Crore in 2001 which has risen to 19.96 Crore in 2011 (+20%).
  • Allahabad Nagar Nigam had 9.75 lakh population in 2001 which was 12.47 lakh in 2011 (+28%).

Estimated Pilgrims during Kumbh 2013

S. NO.
Bathing  Days
Kumbh 2001
Kumbh 2013
Dates Estimated   Visitors Dates Projected Visitors
 1 Makar Sankranti 14.1.2001 100 Lac 14.1.2013 110 Lac
2 Paush Purnima 09.1.2001 50 Lac 27.1.2013 55 Lac
3 Mauni Amawasya 24.1.2001 276 Lac 10.2.2013 305 Lac
4 Vasant Panchami 29.1.2001 175 Lac 15.2.2013 193 Lac
5 Maghi Purnima 08.2.2001 150 Lac 25.2.2013 165 Lac
6 Maha Shivratri 21.2.2001 50 Lac 10.3.2013 55 Lac

Comparative Chart Describing The Infrastrucure And Services Being Provided During Kumbh-2013

Mela

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 Area Hectare 1495.31 1613.80 1936.56
2 sectors No. 11 11 14
3 Parking Lots No. 35 44 99

Police

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 Police Stations No. 28 28 30
2 State Police Personnel No. 9965 10913 12461
3 PAC No. 35 45 46
4 Central Para Military Personnel No. 7 40 40
5 CCTV Camera No. 0 19 85
6 Variable Signage Board No. 0 0 30
7 Fire Station No. 28 28 30

PWD

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh - 2007 Kumbh-2013
1 Length of roads laid Km 96.40 116.50 156.20
2 No  of Pontoon bridges No. 13 14 18

Jal Nigam

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 KLs of drinking water supply KLs 56000 76000 80000*
2 length of Pipelines Km 340 458 550
3 No of connections No. 15430 18523 20000
4 No of active tube wells No. 28 38 40
5 No of OHT in operations No. 2 2 5

Power

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 KWh of power consumed(Load) KWH 18 Mva 23 Mva 30Mva*
2 Length of electricity lines Km 565 665 770
3 No of Street light Points No. 16865 18000 22000
4 No of private connections No. 69489 94000 130,000*
5 No of Substations in operation (various categories) No. 49 62 73

Health and Sanitation

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 No of Allopathic hospitals No. 14 14 14
2 No of Homeopathy hospitals No. 07 07 12
3 No of Ayurvedic hospitals No. 10 10 12
4 No of beds in mela areas No. 360 360 370
5 No of Toilets No.      
 
  • Individual
  20481 17000 35000*
 
  • public toilets
       
 
  • Sulabh Complex (10 Seaters)
  20 105 340
 
  • Trench Pattern
  17100 12875 7500 (PRAI TYPE)
 
  • Non-conventional  Toilets
  0 0 1000*

Food and Civil Supplies

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 No of ration cards issued No. 127000 117481 200000*
2 Allotment of Wheat MT 13500 10000 16200
3 Allotment of Rice MT 7800 5000 9600
4 Allotment of Sugar MT 5000 - 6000
5 Allotment of K Oil KL 11000 6600 13200
6 PDS shops in the mela area No. 107 107 125
7 Allotment of milk KL 118 84.2 400
8 Milk Distribution shops in mela area No. 106 98 150

Roadways

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 No of Temporary bus stations No. 4 4 5
2 No of buses in operation(Reg.) No. 776 798 892
3 No of buses in operation(Spl) No. 2824 2202 3608
4 No of Pilgrims Lac 36.64 46.78 90.00*

Railways

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 No  of  stations  in  operation No. 7 N/A 7
2 No  of  trains No. 600 N/A 750

Irrigation

Sl. No. Service/ Infrastructure Unit Kumbh-2001 Ardh Kumbh -2007 Kumbh-2013
1 Permanent Ghats No. 0 0 4

* - Approximate.