UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards
November 30 , 2022
- 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’.