Sunday, August 3, 2008

Top of Cabo de Rama

Top of Cabo de Rama
DSCF3390, originally uploaded by itsagoa.

Agencies report from Panaji that the Goa Government has appointed Mumbai based Structural Designers & Consultants Pvt. Ltd. as consultants to prepare a master plan for restoration, construction, beautification, rescue and maintenance of Fort Cabo de Rama at Canacona coast in south Goa.

Director of Goa Archives and Archaeology M.L. Dicholkar told news reporters recently that the firm would be paid Rs. 2 lakh for the draft plan and further Rs. 3.39 lakh for the final plan according to the terms of agreement signed.

The Goa State Government also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Delhi based Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) for a strategic partnership wherein it entrusted to the latter the task of restoration, conservation and maintenance of 51 of its officially listed heritage and cultural monuments in Goa.

The restoration work of Fort Cabo de Rama would be one of them which would be taken up by INTACH based on the report of the consultants, Mr. Dicholkar said.

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