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Restoration of Monuments

Restoration of Monuments

Background

Department of Archaeology, GNCTD has reassigned 03 Monuments to SRDC for carrying out their Conservation, Ambience Development and Landscaping and illumination in the recent Board Meeting of SRDC. Earlier when few monuments were assigned to SRDC, SRDC had prepared Detailed Project Reports of five monuments in association with the Architectural Cell, Dept of Architecture and Ekistics, Jamia Milia Islamia, a Central Govt. University. Out of the five monuments, three monuments are now assigned to SRDC for implementation of the Conservation Proposals.


Project Aim

Conservation is aimed to preserve the historical past for the present and future generations. It is essential that the act of conservation should prolong the life of the Heritage components and establish relevance with the present scenario. While conserving a structure and site, it is essential to adhere to the principles laid down by various international Charters, Declarations and Documents.


The project aims to establish Contemporary Relevance of the Heritage through the conservation of the listed heritage monuments and precincts under SRDC and to transform the listed monuments from Built Heritage to Cultural Heritage.


Agencies involved with SRDC

Department of Archaeology, GNCTD, Art Culture & language Dept and Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI)


Consultant

Architectural Cell, Dept of Architecture and Ekistics, Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) was the consultant for preparation of Detail Project Reports. 

 

Below mentioned are the three monuments which are in the process of being conserved.

1. Tomb (Unknown) South of DPS Mathura Road.

2. Gumti of Shaikh Ali at Defence Colony market round about.

3. Tomb of Sayyid Yasin at Arab ki sarai, Nizamuddin.

 

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Last Updated : 25 Aug,2014