Faizabad: Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay on Monday announced a Rs 10 crore package for development works in Ayodhya with a promise to bring the temple town on the national and international maps.

 "I am eager to bring Ayodhya, the birth place of Lord Rama, on the national and international maps," Sahay said.

 The minister, who was here to attend a programme, on Monday released Rs five crore as the first installment.

(Agencies)