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Delhi's heritage school gets new look

Posted on Mar 27 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, March 27 : The N.P. Boys Senior Secondary School here, a heritage building built in the last century, has got a new look, thanks to the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC).

NDMC chairman Jalaj Shrivastava Thursday inaugurated the heritage building on Mandir Marg after its restoration work was completed.

The school, originally the Municipal Boys High School, is located in the area administered by the NDMC.

Designed by a British architect in 1918, the school came up in 1931. It is built according to neo-classical facade, an NDMC statement said.

Shrivastava said a comprehensive restoration work of the interior and exterior spaces was carried out "in keeping with the historic ambience of the heritage building".

The work was completed in 22 months and cost Rs.8.36 crore, he said.

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