Sun Temple, Konârak
Factors affecting the property in 1998*
- Other Threats:
Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
Factors* affecting the property identified in previous reports
- Monsoon rain
- Gradual deterioration and the structural instability
International Assistance: requests for the property until 1998
Total amount approved : 49,500 USD
|Emergency assistance to urgently conduct a fundamental ... (Approved)
|Consultants to advise the authorities on the ... (Approved)
Missions to the property until 1998**
Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1998
A report on the structural stability study being undertaken with the World Heritage Fund emergency assistance grant has not yet been received by the Secretariat.
Summary of the interventions
Decisions adopted by the Committee in 1998
22 BUR V.B.45
Sun Temple of Konarak (India)
The Bureau requested the Secretariat to assist the State Party, if necessary, to ensure that the report on the structural stability study on the Sun Temple of Konarak is ready in time for examination by the twenty-second extraordinary session of the Bureau.
The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).