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ASI to conduct 3D Laser scan of Konark Temple

17 February 2012

BHUBANESWAR: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Thursday assured the State Government of timely restoration of Jagamohan and Singhadwar of Jagannath Temple in Puri.

ASI Director-General Goutam Sengupta who met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here told the latter that steps were taken to conduct a 3D Laser scanning of the world heritage structure — Sun Temple at Konark — to study the internal condition of the sand-filled Jagamohan portion.

Sengupta assured Naveen to use endoscopy camera to take pictures of the interior condition of Jagamohan which remains closed from all sides, a senior official of the Culture Department said.

 It has been decided to use 3D laser scanning by Central Building Research Institute for a thorough study of the inside condition of Konark temple for better conservation, he told the meeting……

Read more: http://expressbuzz.com/states/orissa/asi-to-conduct-3d-laser-scan-of-konark-temple/364389.html

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Written by csirindia

February 20, 2012 at 2:37 pm

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