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UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards

November 30 , 2022 114 days 249 0
  • The restoration of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Museum in India, has received the Award of Excellence in UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards 2022 for Cultural Heritage Conservation.
  • The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation programme is awarded every year since 2000.
  • It has been recognizing the efforts of private individuals and organizations in restoring, conserving, and transforming structures and buildings of heritage value in the region.
  • In 2022, 13 projects from 6 countries have been acknowledged for awards, including 4 from India.
  • The other three winners are
    • Stepwells of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad - Award of Distinction
    • Domakonda Fort, Telangana - Award of Merit
    • Byculla Station, Mumbai - Award of Merit
  • Topdara Stupa, Charikar, Afghanistan, and Nantian Buddhist Temple, Fujian, China, have also received the ‘Award of Merit’.

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