Tag: heritage conservation

Heritage lane redesign for Mumbai fort Precinct

The Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika (BMC) has initiated a pilot project for restoring the heritage of Mumbai’s Fort precinct. The model “heritage lane” is an attempt to reiterate the heritage lane of MG road to its past glory. The magnanimous heritage buildings along the stretch of 900 metres on this road are likely to regain their […]

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Heritage conservation plans for vernacular Goan houses

The minister for Town and Country Planning Goa, Vijay Sardesai’s board has adopted and approved for a comprehensive development plan for the state. It outlays a major initiative towards heritage conservation in the form of “Goan Tinto Project”. Through this project, the government intends to make initiatives for building conservation and restoration. The inception of […]

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Adopt a Heritage

The Government of India has taken significant initiatives for heritage conservation in the country. Through the Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the government has devised various schemes to promote the country’s rich heritage. The ASI is the central government’s body that functions for conservation and maintenance of heritage […]

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Tamil Nadu to focus on heritage conservation

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 and explore the possibility of conserving […]

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