Preservation and Conservation

Protection and Preservation of Historical Monuments and Sites

There are 347 protected monuments located in all the ten districts of Telangana. The protected sites/monuments include Pre-historic and Proto-historic sites, Rock Art Sites, Megalithic burial complexes, Jain temples (Basadis), Buddhist Sites/Monuments, Brahminical temples, Forts, Mosques, Tombs, Colonial heritage buildings etc., ranging in date right from prehistoric era to the 19th Century A.D.

Chemical Conservation

The Department has taken up Chemical Conservation works at Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad and Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple at Bhadrachalam in Khammam District. It also carries out hand chemical treatment for various monuments, sculptures and antiquities gathered during excavations and displayed in different museums, from time to time.

Conservation of Monuments

With the 13th Finance Commission Grants, the Department has taken up 81 works in two phases for the conservation of Monuments covering the ten districts of the State of Telangana. The Department has submitted proposals for conservation of Monuments and upgradation of Museums (61 works) to the 14th Finance Commission for a sum of Rs. 100 crores.

The Department of Heritage Telangana has entered into an agreement with the Agha Khan Trust for Culture in India, an expert in the field of Conservation and Preservation of the Monuments, and the representatives of Agha Khan Trust, Paris, France. The Agha Khan Trust came forward for preserving and conserving the Qutb Shahi Tombs Complex, Golconda with their funds. Works are in progress. Princess Esra, one of the heiresses of the Asaf Jahi Dynasty of erstwhile Hyderabad state has contributed immensely for the restoration of the iconic Chowmahallah palace near Charminar in the old city area of Hyderabad, which secured the prestigious UNESCO Asia Pacific Merit award for cultural heritage conservation to the palace in 2010.


Latest Activities:

Group of Temples

Preservation & Conservation

Ramathirtham |

Group of Temples , Sri Someshwara Swamy Temple complex

Preservation & Conservation

Somasila village , Kollapur Mandal |

Iranian President Visits Qutub Shahi Tombs

Preservation & Conservation

Hyderabad | 02/15/2018


Preservation & Conservation

Maheswaram Village and Mandal |

Narasimha swamy

Preservation & Conservation

Bejjanki Village and Mandal , Karimnagar District |

Preventive Conservation Training at State Museum

Preservation & Conservation

State Museum, Hyderabad | 03/29/2016


Preservation & Conservation

Dichpalli village and Mandal , Nizamabad District |

Ranganatha Swamy Temple

Preservation & Conservation

Dharmabad Village , Peddapalli Mandal ,Karimnagar District |

Recent findings from Buddhist Mahastupa, Phanigiri Village

Preservation & Conservation

Phanigiri Village, Tirumalagiri Mandal |

Reconstruction of Devuni Gutta Temple, Kothur village

Preservation & Conservation

Jayashankar Bhupalapally district | 10/26/2017

Reconstruction of Jakaram temple

Preservation & Conservation

Jakaram, located about 40 km from Warangal | 12/23/2017

Reconstruction of Sri Kasi Vishweshwara Temple

Preservation & Conservation

Kalbagur, located near Sangareddy | 02/14/2018

Reconstruction of Trikuta Temple, Kondaparthy village

Preservation & Conservation

kondaparthy of Warangal district | 04/02/2018

Renovation of Museum Building

Preservation & Conservation

Panagal village of Nalgonda district. | 02/16/2018

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