Category Archive : Archaeological Survey of India – Nagpur Circle

Heritage Visit to ASI, Nagpur

On 17th August, Saturday, Architectural Sankul conducted a visit for Nagpurians to Archaeological Survey of India building,Seminary Hills, Nagpur.
The visit was arranged with an objective to let the public know about versatile working details being conducted by ASI.

Participants from different walks of life,age, and profession interestingly joined for this visit.

Dr. Madhura Rathod and Architect Nitika Ramani, Principal Directors from Architectural Sankul started the visit with brief introduction of ASI -fraternity that serves the society in an unique way. Mr. KRK Reddy, Superintending Archeologist Nagpur Circle, Mr. Ashok kumar kurmi , deputy superintending Archaeologist Nagpur Circle, and Dr.Shilpa Rangari volunteered the visit. They took the participants to explain the working strategies and styles of ASI for different departments.
Dr. Kurmi explicitly described the methods, processes and the patience that contributes to the working of excavation branch, prehistory department, Nagpur circle and epigraph. He also explained the role of other fraternities that helps ASI.
Specially explaining the temple study zone where architecture students contribute for documentation, and research.

Dr. Shilpa Rangari gave a presentation on ASIs working at state, National and International level. The program was winded up by short documentary on Lonar and the exhibition of antiquities.
Architectural sankul thanked the participants and the ASI Authority for their supporting to organize this visit.

Heritage Visit to ASI, Nagpur

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Heritage Visit to Masonic Lodge

On the occasion of ‘World Heritage Week’, Architectural Sankul along with ASI, Nagpur circle conducted ‘Heritage Visit’ to Masonic Hall, Civil lines, Nagpur on 24th November, Saturday.
Architect Madhura Rathod conducted the program, Architect Nitika Ramani briefed about the Architectural Sankul and the motto with which the association works.
Dr. Hashmi, Deputy supretending Archeologist, explained the purpose for conducting Heritage Week.
Architect Ramesh Bhambani who is associated with Freemason’s Lodge for more than 3 decades explained the philosophy, purpose,and the reason of establishment. The participants were excited to know this unique philosophy with which the Lodge works and the intervention of the architectural elements that helps to generate appropriate ambience.
Overall the Heritage Visit was an eye-opener for the participants to understand the modes and find the purpose of life.

Heritage Visit to Masonic Lodge

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Heritage Visit to the Old High Court, Nagpur


Architectural Sankul in association with Archeological Survey of India Maharashtra Circle had organized a Heritage Visit to the old High Court on Saturday, 22nd September 2018. More than 60 persons from Nagpur and nearby places like Wardha, Chandrapur, Yavatmal, Ramtek participated in the heritage walk inspite of the rain at this weekend day.
Old High Court is the National Heritage Monument. It is the centrally protected monument and ASI is conserving, preserving, restoring, and developing the building the building as Tourist Destination Monument.
Architect Madhura Rathod and Architect Nitika Ramani from Architectural Sankul conducted the Heritage walk by explicitly describing the history, important characteristics features of this structure, and the required attention for conservation. Dr. Hashmi and Mr. Milind Angaitkar along with Dr. Shilpa Rangari explained in detail about the documentation of the structure done in detail and also explained the conservation plan.
This heritage walk helped Nagpurians to know more about the Old High Court and its historical importance for existing right at the centre of the city.
The overwhelming response and feedback from the participants encourages Architectural Sankul to keep on organizing such heritage visits and walks so as to bring awareness in the society about Nagpur’s rich heritage.