Wednesday, March 15, 2017

HRIDAY

For improving infrastructure facilities around core heritage sites in five cities Union Ministry of Urban Development has approved projects worth Rs.114 crore under Heritage Infrastructure Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) scheme.
Five cities are: Varnasi in Uttar Pradesh, Amritsar in Punjab, Dwaraka in Gujarat, Puri in Odisha,  Warangal in Telangana. These sites are selected with the recommendation from inter-ministerial HRIDAY National Empowered Committee.

About HRIDAY scheme:
Central Government introduced the HRIDAY to renew the rich cultural heritage in the country by creating infrastructural facilities around the heritage sites. The aim of course is to promote tourisms and national pride.It aims to bring urban planning, economic growth and heritage conservation together for heritage cities. It seeks to promote an inclusive, sustainable and integrated development of heritage sites, focusing on maintenance of monuments and advancement of their entire ecosystem.

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