GHMC will protect the heritage of Hyderabad: Ronald Ross

Hyderabad:¬†GHMC Commissioner Ronald Ross has assured that Hyderabad’s heritage will be protected and passed on to future generations.

On the occasion of World Heritage Day, the Heritage Walk started from Darul Shifa on Thursday under the auspices of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), via Salar Jang Museum, and ended at Osmania Hospital. GHMC Commissioner Ronald Ross, along with other officials such as Zonal Commissioners, HODs, and others, participated in the Heritage Walk.

During the walk, participants were inspired by the development of the city after the Musi River flood of 1908. They saw photographs of the past and present of the old municipal building, as well as the Salar Jung Museum. The walk highlighted the need to pass on the legacy of Hyderabad’s heritage to future generations.

The Commissioner informed that the GHMC has been making special efforts to protect the important heritage in the city of Hyderabad. The renovation and beautification of heritage structures such as Maozam Jahi Market, Moulali Kaman, and Clock Tower have been completed at a cost of Rs. 18.33 crore. The GHMC is also taking necessary actions to complete various unfinished works under the Charminar Pedestrianisation Project, he said.

Ronald Ross said that the GHMC proposes to restore six arches around Charminar – Rani Ganj Kaman, Sheikh Faiz Kaman, Chatta Bazar Kaman, Dewan Devadi Kaman, Dabirpura Kaman, and Hussaini Alam Kaman. The GHMC will take all necessary steps to complete the work of Murgi Chowk and Sardar Mahal, he said.The Commissioner reiterated that the GHMC is committed to preserving the heritage of Hyderabad for future generations. (INN)

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