Published on : Tuesday, July 11, 2017
While talking on Monday after inaugurating the revamped Deccan Park at Seven Tombs, KTR said that the State Government would make sure that Deccan Park is incorporated in the itinerary for all visitors coming to Hyderabad. Side by side, he also supported the proposal put forward by Asaduddin Owaisi, MIM President and Hyderabad MP to get Hyderabad enlisted in the UNESCO list of Heritage Cities. Bandaru Dattatreya, the Union Labour Minister also supported Owaisi’s suggestion and explained that the Central Government will equally try to provide Heritage City status for Hyderabad.
The total extent of land is 31 acres and Deccan Park is developed in 20 acres. From 2002 to 2006, the park was slowly developed year on year. It had recreational and entertainment facilities, like Musical Fountain, Swimming Pool, Chowki Dinner Shed, Conference Hall, Boating Pond, Kiddy Pool, Lazy Pool, Toy Train, View point open area, Stage event and Canteen building etc., Nonetheless, factors like High Court cases and delay in renaming the park prohibited the opening. On January 9, 2013, Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and Aga Khan Foundation of India (AKFI) entered into MOU for preserving and developing Tombs as Heritage structures. Side by side, also taking up of conservation, landscape and urban environmental Rehabilitation in Quli Qutub Shahi Tombs complex and Deccan Park and the work will be started shortly in Deccan Park.
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