Temple Renovation Team

A technical committee consisting of some specialists from the field has been formed for execution of the project.

Dr. M. S. Nagaraja Rao, former Director General, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) heads the committee as the Chairman.

Prof. Dr. M. S. Krishnamurthy, Former Head, Dept. of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Mysore, Mysore is the Vice-Chairman.

Sk. Md. Jan, Retired Modeler of ASI. He will rebuild the statues and carvings to the original design.

Mr. Narasimhaiah, a civil engineer and retired from Karnataka State Archaeology Dept. is the engineer I/C of the Project.

Agama Praveena Sri Shalva Pille Iyenger, Sanskrit Scholar will look after the work from Hindu Sastra angle.

Sri H. Ramachandra of  Hariharan & Co., Chartered Accountant will  audit  the accounts, advice on finance and account matters  and take actions for  obtaining  Tax benefits  for  OAM. 

Besides above,  following six members from OAM and one from the families of Iyengars of Bangalore are in the team to coordinate in the renovation activities:

  • Dilip Kumar Misra, President OAM
  • G. S. Pradhan
  • Dharmapada Sahu
  • Dr. Bhabani S. Jena
  • K. C. Sahu
  • B. K. Raula
  • R. Y. N. Iyengar(Prasana)

The detailed project report for the conservation and restoration work has been prepared by the technical committee and work is in progress.

Orissa Association Mysore will execute and implement the project of restoration and renovation of this ancient temple with advice from the specialists in the team.