Jharsuguda: The Industrial town Jharsuguda which has several large scale industries like Vedanta Ltd, SMC Power Ltd, Apar Industries, TRL Krosaki Refractories Ltd., Odisha Power Generation Corporation, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, etc where every year these industries were used to celebrate Vishwakarma Puja in a grand manner in their plant premises, but due to Covid-19 Pandemic, this year’s Celebration will be a muted one.

Every year, more than 100 of pandals were erected in the entire district, to celebrate Vishwakarma puja in a very grand way. But this year, during the COVID19 pandemic, most of the industrial houses have repealed their Vishwakarma Puja celebration, while most of them will observe the puja in a symbolic manner.

Simultaneously, the way District’s large scale industries give importance to this puja, in the same way, other big houses and places like garages, electronic shops, etc under Jharsuguda District also worshipped lord Vishwakarma as a grand celebration. Keeping in the mind the advisories issued by the Government for taking precautions to contain the spread of Coronavirus Sri Viswakarma Puja will observe the rituals in a symbolic manner.