Restoration for Municipal Market at Char Rasta, Opp. Police Station, at Nani Daman

This market situated at center of the City is a historic building constructed at the time of Portuguese era around 1879. The said market is very famous market since from its build till now and is the Heart of Daman Municipal Council. It is a commercial market for tourist and local citizens. Imported products are available in this market which attracts tourists. At present this building is load bearing type, very old structure. Till now only minor repairing, painting was done. Many request has been received by the shop holders to modify / rectify the look of this market. The council of this office has requested Administration to develop and beautify the same keeping its heritage value. Accordingly the Administration decided to renovate the said market for which conceptual Plan & Design are finalized. The Renovation will be done in a a manner that the historic value of this market will remain same by providing old type roof, flooring, and attractive inside and outside colours. The existing shop will not be disturbed, the new Structural roof with manglore roof tiles will be provided, and the external wall will be constructed with Arch and with wide columns so as to look historic. The work of renovation of said Market is awarded to M/s. Mohit & Associates, Mumbai. The project cost is Rs. 1.40 crores. This office has decided to carry out the work in three parts. Till now 65% work is completed. 1st part is almost complete and the second part will be completed by the end of the august.