On similar lines of the Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum (Kaneri Math) at Kaneri near Kolhapur, Vaccine Depot will also have a similar museum as part of the heritage park.
The work on the same has already begun and many idols are almost ready.
The tenders for the same have now been floated by BUDA. Two seprate Tenders have been floated:
Providing and fixing of artistic cement sculpture depicting, Rural Market, goldsmith, flower seller, temple, village panchayat, etc., for the Grameen Bharat Culture at Vaccine Depot, Belgaum. The Tender amounts to Rs.2428800.00
The second tender is for Rs.2466800.35 and that is for providing and fixing of artistic cement sculpture depicting farmer, village head, open well seen, pottery maker, smithy, etc., for the Grameen Bharat Culture at Vaccine Depot, Belgaum.
The tenders would be opened on 12/12/2012.
The animals would be of 2.5 feet to 3.5 feet and about 20 such animal sculptures would be installed. Realistic looking men sculptures of 5.5 to 6.5 feet would be installed which would be about 120 in number. Women and children sculptures would be about 40 each in number.
This will also have houses which are built in the villages like the farmers house, potter’s house etc.
In all it would a place to see the Grameen jeevan with the wells, animals and would be a treat for Belgaumites.
The work on the same is on and sources around Vaccine Depot said it would be ready by New year.