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Complete Projects

Illumination of Brihadeshwara Temple, Thanjavur , Tamil Nadu

Founders / Partners Archaeological Survey of India / National Culture Fund / Indian Oil Foundation / Indian Oil Corporation
Project Name Illumination of Brihadeshwara Temple, Thanjavur , Tamil Nadu
MOU Signed on 30-03-2001
Project Description

The surrounding facilities have been upgraded to create an ambience worthy of the grandeur of this ancient marvel with lighting, signage and facilities for devotees and visitors. The lighting of the monument is designed to enhance the natural color of the stone along with the sculptural forms adorning all corners of the temple.  

Illumination of the entire temple complex and associated structures done by IOF.

Completed on 07.03.2021 and Handed over to ASI on 07.10.2021

Milestones Achieved


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