Amaravati, Oct 3 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday sanctioned Rs 10 crore for the renovation of Shilparamam Park in Tirupati.
The AP Shilparamam Arts, Crafts, and Cultural Society will use the funds to renovate the entrance plaza, art and crafts village with stalls and open ground, training centre for artisans, crafts, and emporium with souvenir shop.
Similarly, foods courts will be constructed, and toilet blocks and amphitheatre renovated.
“The Society will complete the works in scheduled time to ensure that there were no additional financial commitments on the sanctioned works,” said Special Chief Secretary Rajat Bhargava.
Established in 2004, the Tirupati Shilparamam, a park aimed at popularizing, promoting and preserving the cultural heritage of the country in general and Andhra Pradesh in particular, is presently in a dilapidated condition.