Tag: Heritage buildings

Amid talks of demolishing & reconstructing Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building… Two buildings to be renovated
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Amid talks of demolishing & reconstructing Devaraja Market, Lansdowne Building… Two buildings to be renovated

July 3, 2022

Sri Chandramouleshwara Swamy Temple near Palace Old City Police Commissioner’s Office at Nazarbad Mysore/Mysuru: There is a desperate need to save historical, cultural and heritage-value structures in Mysuru city that are in dilapidated condition as there is a danger of them meeting the fate of structures like Lansdowne Building, Devaraja Market, V.V. Market and the…

Heritage restoration works: Yaduveer Wadiyar visits Government Ayurveda College and Hospital
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Heritage restoration works: Yaduveer Wadiyar visits Government Ayurveda College and Hospital

May 31, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: With the restoration and repair works of Government Ayurveda Medical College and Hospital at Sir M. Visvesvaraya Circle (K.R. Hospital  Circle)  on Sayyaji Rao Road going on, titular head of the erstwhile Mysore Royal Family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar visited the college and hospital for an inspection of works this morning. The college building,…

Lansdowne Building fenced with iron mesh
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Lansdowne Building fenced with iron mesh

August 30, 2020

700-metre barrier to ban public entry; MCC puts brakes on illegal activities Mysore/Mysuru: No more illegal activities inside the dilapidated Lansdowne Building in the heart of the city as the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has banned public entry by fencing the building from the front and sides that were also being used as a garbage…

DPR to repair Dodda Gadiyara to be ready in 3-4 months
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DPR to repair Dodda Gadiyara to be ready in 3-4 months

August 30, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) to list out what needs to be done to conserve the historic Silver Jubilee Clock Tower, popularly known as Dodda Gadiyara among the citizens, in the wake of structural damages due to vagaries of weather and lack of maintenance. This imposing structure…

MCC moots ‘Heritage Cess’
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MCC moots ‘Heritage Cess’

August 26, 2020

To collect Re. 1 or Rs. 2 extra from tourists visiting Palace, Zoo for conservation of existing historic structures Mysore/Mysuru: The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is contemplating to levy ‘Heritage Cess’ on tourists to generate resources for restoration and conservation of the surviving heritage structures in city. If approved, the MCC perhaps, will become the…

Mayor visits Devaraja Market
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Mayor visits Devaraja Market

February 7, 2020

Says demolition best choice: Proposal will be sent to Government on Monday Mysore/Mysuru: The  Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), which is hell-bent on demolishing the century-old Devaraja Market and the tenants, who are paying rent to the MCC for shops and slots in the Market are set for another showdown over the issue of demolition.  The…

Government House Heritage Arch conservation works begin
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Government House Heritage Arch conservation works begin

December 17, 2019

Mysuru: Following reports that the unscientific widening of the Bengaluru-Nilgiris Road (B.N. Road) has endangered the Heritage Arch at the entrance of the Government Guest House in Nazarbad, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) began the civil works for erection of safety grills to the Arch this morning. The District Special Heritage Committee headed by the…

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