Restoration work of centuries-old Aso Shrine in Japan begins

Updated:1 year, 1 month ago IST

Kumamoto / Chennai, Oct 5 (ANI): Aso Shrine, a historical shrine in Kumamoto prefecture built 2300 years ago suffered heavy damage in the Kumamoto earthquake of April 2016. Shimizu Corporation begins the restoration work of the Romon Gate (Tower Gate) of Aso Shrine. Founded more than 200 years ago Shimizu Corporation has an experience of building traditional architectures. To restore Important Cultural Properties is no easy task. Among the Tower gate-covered roofs (elementary roof), Shimizu has been working on dismantling the materials that supported the roof by skilled carpenters. Dismantling the collapsed Tower Gate is important. There are many things to be aware of when repairing important cultural properties. The missing or lost parts, and burnt parts that cannot be recovered and many measures must be taken to prevent theft and fire of other parts. It is one of the manufacturing skills training programs promoted by the Japanese and Indian governments. This program proposes to develop a Japanese level of manufacturing talent of 30,000 persons within ten years. After enrollment at Yamaha Motor Chennai plant, combined with practical training, the trainees also learn Japanese-style manufacturing in the classroom. The Chennai plant of India Yamaha Motor has reached a milestone of producing a million units of two-wheelers.

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