Tag: Krishna Raja Sagar Dam

Brindavan Gardens entry fee hiked
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Brindavan Gardens entry fee hiked

September 29, 2019

Hike from Rs. 20 to Rs. 50 for adults, from Rs. 2 to Rs. 5 for students Parking charges from Rs. 25 to Rs. 50; tourist vehicles Rs. 100 Bridge toll fee near KRS increased from Rs.50 for cars up to Rs. 200 for heavy trucks Mysuru: From this Dasara, get ready to pay more…

New additions beckon visitors  to Brindavan Gardens
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New additions beckon visitors to Brindavan Gardens

August 22, 2019

Last year itself the Horticulture Department got the Topiary plants from Bengaluru and Pune nurseries and planted them in the Brindavan Gardens. The plants are shaped in the form of animals and as they grow, they are delicately trimmed every three months by the skilled Garden staff. As the 100 Topiary plants are grown in…

Water into canals only if KRS water level touches 96 ft : Mandya DC
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Water into canals only if KRS water level touches 96 ft : Mandya DC

July 11, 2019

Mandya: Water can be released into the canal only if water level at KRS (Krishna Raja Sagar) dam touches 96 feet, said Deputy Commissioner (DC) N. Manjushri. She was addressing a progress review meeting of different departments chaired by District-in-charge Secretary Javed Akthar at the Cauvery Auditorium in the Zilla Panchayat office here  on Tuesday…

Re-inventing history: Museum planned at KRS Dam site
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Re-inventing history: Museum planned at KRS Dam site

July 8, 2019

Statues of Nalwadi and Sir MV to be installed near entrance Srirangapatna: Every monsoon season, the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is invariably or rather inevitably in the focus because if it is full to the brim, there is water for South Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. If it is not full, panic grips the entire…

Works on to beautify Brindavan Gardens
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Works on to beautify Brindavan Gardens

June 6, 2019

Mysuru: The State Government that had announced grandiose plans to convert Brindavan Gardens at Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir into a Disneyland-type amusement park has sanctioned money to develop a stretch of the garden near the Cauvery Statue. Horticulture Dept. is developing the Garden in front of the Royal Orchid Hotel near the Cauvery Statue…

Brindavan Gardens entry fee to be doubled
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Brindavan Gardens entry fee to be doubled

May 26, 2019

• Officials send proposal to Government to increase entry fee and parking fee • Notification on fee hike will be issued soon, say officials Mysuru: Get ready to pay more to visit the iconic Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam as the authorities have decided to increase the entry fee. At present,…

Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan
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Creator of Brindavan Gardens, a German Horticulturist G.H. Krumbiegel’s great granddaughter opposes Disneyland plan

July 29, 2018

Mysuru: Alyia Phelps Gardiner Krumbiegel, great granddaughter of German Horticultural legend Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel who had designed the iconic Brindavan Gardens at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, has taken serious exception to the State Government’s plan to develop the Brindavan Gardens on the lines of Disneyland in the US. Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel is credited…

An open letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy
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An open letter to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy

July 29, 2018

Dear Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, I read today with dismay that the iconic Brindavan Gardens is to be redeveloped on the lines of Disneyland USA. The dream project of the Mysore’s teenaged King, Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar was to construct a dam across the Cauvery for human benefit and he appointed Sir M. Visvesvaraya as the…

CM offers ‘bagina’ to Cauvery at KRS
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CM offers ‘bagina’ to Cauvery at KRS

July 21, 2018

Mysuru: Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, accompanied by his wife Anitha Kumaraswamy, Water Resources Minister D.K. Shivakumar, Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, Higher Education Minister G.T. Devegowda, Minor Irrigation Minister C.S. Puttaraju and Transport Minister D.C. Thammanna, offered ‘bagina’ at the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam last evening. It was his third ‘bagina’ at KRS after he…

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