Panna Meena Ka Kund, which is said to be a 17th century structure, is one of the oldest water sources in the Amber town. Dual steps to reach the water are its distinctive feature.
Our scope of work comprised of Conservation and revitalization of the Panna Meena Ka Kund and its surroundings along with the re-vitalization of the water sources at the bottom of the Kund. The Kund had to be emptied totally, making it dry for repairs and a detailed investigation of the underground water system and reinstatements of the same was carried out. The work included restoration, conservation, replacement of some of its elements, and upgradation including installation of electrical conduits, re-plastering of the walls in lime mortar and lime wash on all the plastered surfaces with the traditional materials and processes.
One of the four chhatries at the corners of the Kund was opened for investigations of damage and conserved elements, including roof & ceiling stones, arches, columns, stone flooring and dasa profiles were carried out. Opening and relaying of damaged flooring, providing & fixing new dasas and parapet panels on the pathway along the Kund was also carried out in appropriate manner. Over and above the conservation of the historic structure, minor modifications were carried out for the new and compatible re-use of the Kund and its surrounding areas for performances, gatherings and cultural functions.