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Experts, govt officials to survey 20 historical sites tomorrow

14 July 2021
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A group of senior government officials and experts in India will be visiting 20 historical monuments today to survey the heritage sites. The team members comprise of the state government’s Redevelopment Plan Committee and others from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), which is currently restoring the Qutb Shahi tombs in the city. The officials and experts are undertaking the survey based on a direction by the Telangana High Court, which requested the state Tourism and Culture department’s principal secretary and the historical monuments protection committee to formulate a comprehensive plan to redevelop 27 identified historical monuments, including Golconda Fort and Qutb Shahi tombs, in the state within six weeks. The court made the AKTC part of the committee after a senior counsel brought to the notice of the court AKTC’s expertise in protection and renovation of monuments.