The state government on Friday constituted a committee for preparation of master plans for temples.
Former executive officer of the TTD APVN Sarma, retired engineer-in-chief of panchayat raj R Kondala Rao and HMDA director (Planning) S Viswanath are the members of the committee.
Chief engineer of the endowments department will be the member convener and Stapathy of endowments department will also be on the committee.
The terms of references (ToR) of the committee are: to scrutinise the master plans of the temples which are already prepared and yet to be prepared and recommend to the commissioner of the endowments department. It will also review and finalise the proposals.
The master plans will be finalised within six months. It will also give suitable suggestions in the overall functioning and improvement of the temples and suitable measures to be taken.
The committee may also invite or call any architect or Agama Sastra expert to take suggestions and to finalise the master plans.
Endowments department commissioner will give logistic support for the field visits, etc. to the committee members.
He will submit the finalised master plans based on the recommendations of the committee for approval of the government.