North Karnataka begins process to preserve over 400 monuments in 3D | Bengaluru

The Karnataka government has started the process of digital preservation of more than 400 monuments in the northern parts of the state under Belgaum division, a media report said. It includes structures like historical temples, forts and other architectural wonders.

The process of 3D conservation is being carried out by the Karnataka State Council of Science and Technology (KSCST) and the Karnataka State Department of Archeology (KSDA).

This is in line with the government’s 2020 mandate aimed at preserving cultural and heritage information of monuments using 3D laser scanning and geo-spatial technologies.

The government said in its 2020 release that digital data can help preserve and reconstruct heritage sites to improve virtual tourism. The information comes in handy for carrying out reconstruction and restoration activities.

According to the report, KSDA and KSCST teams have already completed digital preservation of at least nine monuments in Mulagunda district and are now working on Haveri district.

“The objective of the Karnataka Digital Heritage (KDH) project is to expand the power of digital advanced technologies to capture, store and create a database to preserve and share the database for future preservation, restoration and reconstruction,” it said. Said.

Karnataka has a rich cultural heritage dating back more than two millennia. It is home to several heritage sites, forts and palaces and UNESCO has recognized two World Heritage Sites of Hampi and Pattadakal. Apart from this, scattered across the state are numerous relics of the Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Kadambas and Deccan Sultanates, and various dynasties such as the Vijayanagara Empire, the Wodeyars of Mysore, Nayakas and Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan.

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