9-10 am to 45 pm
the ancient water supply system from Mughal period at Burhanpur has been declared as state protected structure by the State Directorate of Archaeology, Archives and Museums. The structure – spread over an area of 0.340 hectares in Burhanpur Town – is an historical engineering marvel of immense importance because of its unique features and structural perfection. Marked by Sohail Rais BSL The ancient water supply system was envisaged and constructed by Mughal Subedar Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana of Emperor Jehangir's regime. The Subedar – known to be a man of huge foresight, collected information on the the groundwater resources in the Satpuda region and to tap the resources properly and provide its benefit to the residents of Burhanpur, constructed the unique water supply system in year 1615.