The UNESCO recently recognized the Ramappa temple in Mulugu district as a world heritage site.Since the UNESCO announcement, tourists from India and foreign are flocking to the Ramappa temple.
The Telangana state government asked the Union govt to allocate the required funds for the Ramappa temple development.A committee of officials has decided to go to Palampet in Mulugu district and inspect the Ramappa temple.
The first meeting of the committee, comprising of central and state Archaeological officials and a revenue official, was recently held virtually in the wake of the high court orders.The committee has been set up with the Central Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as the Superintendent Nodal Officer, Mulugu District Collector as the Deputy Director of the State Archaeological Survey.
During the meeting, officials discussed the Ramappa temple conservation and maintenance plan.The committee decided to visit the temple soon.
The committee has decided to submit a report to the Telangana High Court by August 25 on the work to be done and the steps to be taken for developing the Ramappa temple.
However, UNESCO has imposed more than ten conditions such as improving facilities for tourists, developing the surroundings of the temple etc.These are to be implemented by December 31, 2022.