The district administration has sent a proposal to renovate ancient buildings in the district, said the Collector S. Nagarajan.

Nineteen ancient buildings were identified in this regard. In the first phase, proposals were sent for renovating the following buildings: Nagercoil Revenue Divisional Office in the collectorate, district court buildings in Nagercoil, the main building at Kanyakumari guest house, Sethu Lakshmi Bai Government Higher Secondary School buildings in Nagercoil, District Treasury Office building in Nagercoil, office of the Assistant Director of Agriculture at Krishnankovil, tourist bunglow at Udayagiri fort at Puliyoorkurichi near Thuckalay, Public Works Department’s Water Resource Organisation’s sub-divisional office at Thuckalay, Government High School building at Eraniel, Village Administrative Office building at Thuckalay, Superintendent’s residential quarters and Government Tuberculosis Hospital building at Asaripallam, the office buildings of Joint Commissioner of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Department at Suchindrum, Devasom Alaimagal and Kalaimagal Illam buildings at Kanyakumari, People’s Co-operative Bank buildings at Nagercoil, Fire and Rescue Service station at Ozugunessary in Nagercoil, town panchayat office building at Kanyakumari and Government Middle School building at Suchindrum.

After obtaining fund, steps would be taken to renovate all the buildings, he added.