January 2019 Archives


PWD may team up with Australian govt. for heritage conservation - 24 Jan 2019

Jan 24, 2019

The following is an excerpt from The Hindu News, Chennai, written by K. Lakshmi and published 24 January 2019.

Visiting delegation hopes to collaborate on projects and share expertise

The Public Works Department is likely to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Australian government soon to share knowledge on conservation of heritage buildings.

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Majority of museums in India at risk of suffering grave fire damage - 2 Jan 2019

Jan 14, 2019

The following excerpt is from an article reproduced from the Financial Express, India, by: PTI, Published: December 30, 2018 5:14 PM

Vinod Daniel, [chairman of AusHeritage]an India-born Australian and a top museum specialist, said the fire at the National Museum of Brazil, in which a massive collection of it was destroyed, holds valuable lessons for developing countries, including India.

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