Category: Vibrant Cities


Bengals historical towns to be transformed into heritage cities

names of prescribed water pills. The State Tourism Department of West Bengal is all set to transform the well-known historical towns of Bengal into heritage cities. Cooch Behar, with its royal palace and the famous lake, Lal Dighi, with its cultural heritage linked to Chaitanya Mahaprabhu are the two cities which are primarily chosen for […]

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Development of infrastructure to boost tourism in the Valley

At the inauguration of Public Park at Halmulla Sangam in Anantnag, Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri cited that development of infrastructural resources at different places it will boost tourism and will enable the management to provide state-of-art facilities. He said that the Public Park will become one of the major […]

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Andhra Pradesh to encourages rural tourism

The tourism department of Andhra Pradesh has planned to boost rural tourism to highlight the image of rural Andhra Pradesh, by establishing homestays in rural areas that are less explored by tourists. As part of this plan, the department has identified 37 villages in 13 districts of AP which have the scope for tourism development.A? […]

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Surat approves Rs 154 crore makeover of heritage site

The public works committee of Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has approved the budget of A?Rs 154 crore for the makeover of Surat Fort and its nearby area. According A?to the master plan, an area of about three sq km around the old fort will also be developed as a part of Chowk Bazar Heritage Square […]

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Heritage fountain in south Mumbai gets restored

A grade II heritage structure in south Mumbai, the Ruttonsee Mulji Memorial fountain, has received a fresh new look after Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) restored it with the help of Kala Ghoda Association (KGA), which was unveiled by the Civic Chief Ajoy Mehta. Civic officials stated that the fountain, located at the junction of P […]

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Tamil Nadu to focus on heritage conservation

prednisone 10 mg dose pack Decrepit public heritage structures dotting Tamil Nadu may soon get a facelift as the state has constituted a separate division for their conservation. The Building Centre and Conservation Division (BCCD) created in the Public Works Department (PWD) will enumerate the number of heritage buildings belonging to various government departments […]

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Indian Railways takes heritage track

The Centre for Heritage Management (CHM), in order to collaborate and encourage research to conserve, preserve and manage the heritage of Indian Railways, recently inked a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering (IRICEN). As part of the agreement, the two institutes will engage in a series of activities for capacity-building […]

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Heritage properties to promote tourism in Punjab

The Punjab Tourism Department has announced plans to create a new policy to promote heritage tourism. Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore and tourism and cultural affairs minister Navjot Singh Sidhu recently held talks with the Indian Heritage Hotels Association (IHHA). The tourism departments of Chandigarh and Haryana also attended the meeting. The IHHA urged the […]

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Delhi Metro opens the Heritage Line to public

Delhi Metro made a major foray into the Walled City of the national capital, as the ITO-Kashmere Gate Heritage Line was recently opened to the public. lithium. The new line, which has three stations that include Delhi Gate, Jama Masjid and Red Fort, is essentially an extension of the Violet Line running between Faridabad and […]

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Government sanctions Rs 98.35 crore for Assam Heritage circuit

Under the Swadesh Darshan scheme, Union Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned Rs 98.35 crore for a Heritage Circuit in Assam. The amount has been sanctioned for development of the Tezpur, Majuli and Sivasagar circuit. The announcement was made by the Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Mahesh Sharma following a meeting with Assam […]

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