Telengana to Expand Heritage Sites' List

The State government constituted a committee for identification of heritage structures in Hyderabad and in nine other districts.

Published: 21st July 2015 04:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st July 2015 04:49 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: The State government on Monday constituted a State-level committee for identification of heritage structures in Hyderabad and in nine other districts.

Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will chair the committee while the chief secretary will be vice-president. Secretaries of Municipal, Panchayat Raj, Revenue and Tourism departments will be members of the committee. Respective district collectors and joint-collectors will be the president and vice-president of the district-level committees.

At a review meeting held at his camp office on Monday, Rao stressed on the need for a comprehensive plan for identification and protection of heritage structures in the state. Though there were several heritage structures in the state, they were not included in the  list, the CM opined.

“Though Assembly building is a heritage structure. It is not included in the list,” Rao said. The CM said that the heritage structures in Hyderabad would be identified by a team headed by the GHMC commissioner.

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