Tag: Heritage buildings

11 Heritage Buildings listed for urgent repairs
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11 Heritage Buildings listed for urgent repairs

May 25, 2024

Mysore/Mysuru: The Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage, Mysuru, has completed a comprehensive survey of 129 heritage structures in Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) limits. This survey, initiated on Oct. 12, 2022, followed significant rainfall that exacerbated the deterioration of many already fragile buildings. The survey adhered to the grading norms specified in the Karnataka Municipal…

Devaraja Market & Lansdowne Building
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Devaraja Market & Lansdowne Building

May 25, 2024

No decision yet at Govt. level, says Heritage Commissioner Mysore/Mysuru: The dilapidated state of Devaraja Market and the Lansdowne Building, which collapsed, raises concerns, yet they are not included in the list of 11 heritage buildings requiring urgent repairs provided by the Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage. Heritage Commissioner A. Devaraju explained that the…

Heritage Maharani’s College crumbles day-by-day
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Heritage Maharani’s College crumbles day-by-day

November 24, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: Maharani’s Science College for Women on JLB Road in the city, a prominent heritage building in cultural capital Mysuru, may soon fade into oblivion if no emergent steps are taken to restore the structure. The building with 107-year-old history is crumbling at places with the walls in dilapidated condition and the ceiling collapsing at…

Heritage buildings survey nearing end
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Heritage buildings survey nearing end

May 18, 2023

By S.T. Ravikumar Mysore/Mysuru: The ongoing survey of 129 heritage structures within the limits of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) is nearing completion stage and the survey of 115 structures have already been completed.  A report will be submitted to Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. K.V. Rajendra to be sent to the State Government for further action….

25 heritage buildings of 95 surveyed in Mysuru need urgent repairs
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25 heritage buildings of 95 surveyed in Mysuru need urgent repairs

February 8, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: The ongoing survey of 131 heritage structures within the limits of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has taken into account the present condition of 95 heritage buildings and the survey of the remaining 36 will be completed within a month or so. Giving the update on the status to Deputy Commissioner Dr. K.V. Rajendra at…

‘Heritage structures can stand for 100 more years’
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‘Heritage structures can stand for 100 more years’

February 5, 2023

Mohan Ramanathan of ‘Noida Twin-Tower Demolition’ fame, bats for the conservation of heritage buildings with the aid of available technology, continuous political will and committed funding. He is also the Founder-Chairman of the Indian Demolition Association (IDA), a first-of-its-kind association which makes it even more interesting to hear him. — Ed On Aug. 28, 2022,…

Restoration of dilapidated heritage buildings in Mysuru: CM non-committal, to see financial status
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Restoration of dilapidated heritage buildings in Mysuru: CM non-committal, to see financial status

November 28, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai remained non-committal about the plight of heritage buildings in Mysuru and its city limits and said that he has to see the State’s financial situation and limitations before releasing funds to restore them. Answering questions of reporters at Mysore Airport this morning on his way to Nanjangud to inaugurate a…

‘Adopt a Heritage Building’ concept
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‘Adopt a Heritage Building’ concept

November 4, 2022

District Heritage Panel to seek funds from corporates Mysore/Mysuru: The District Heritage and Conservation Committee, which met at the official residence premises of Deputy Commissioner (DC) here last evening, discussed the feasibility of creating a corpus fund for maintenance of heritage buildings in Mysuru. The meeting, which was chaired by DC Dr. K.V. Rajendra, also…

Survey of 131 heritage buildings picks up pace
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Survey of 131 heritage buildings picks up pace

October 31, 2022

Report to be submitted to DC after grading of structures as per norms Mysore/Mysuru: The ongoing survey of 131 heritage structures within the limits of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has gained momentum and it will take one more month to complete the task. A report will be submitted to Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. K.V. Rajendra…

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