Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
Built as a residence for the Viceroy of India in the year 1888, the building is an imposing structure built on top of the summer hill in an estate of about 300 acres. At the time and until Independence it remained a structure that was most well-equipped and fitted with the latest amenities. The building has many firsts to its credit, First to be electrified, fitted with a lift, flush toilets, first use of RCC as we know it and so on. Deepak Gahlowt worked on the project for about three years on behalf of Intach to coordinate documentation of the building, and then supervised the work of restoration of roofs done by CPWD. Subsequently he also conducted the listing of buildings within complex. Complete