26 MoUs signed so far under Adopt a Heritage project

26 MoUs signed so far under Adopt a Heritage project

Under the Adopt a Heritage project, 26 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) have been signed so far and awarded to 12 Monument Mitras for twenty-four (24) sites and two (2) Technological interventions for the purpose of development and operation & maintenance (O&M) of approved tourism amenities at sites spread across India. This information was given by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel yesterday in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

Some of the MoUs signed

Heritage SiteMoU Signed with
Red FortDalmia Bharat Ltd
Jantar MantarApeejay Surrendra Park Hotels (P) Ltd
Ajanta CavesYatra Online Pvt. Ltd
Qutub MinarYatra Online Pvt. Ltd
Hampi & Hazara Rama TempleYatra Online Pvt. Ltd
Sun TempleAkshar Travels Pvt. Ltd
Ugra Narasimha TempleHotel Malligi Pvt. Ltd

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has launched the “Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan” project which is a collaborative effort by the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture, Archaeological Survey of India and State Governments/ UT Administrations for developing tourism amenities at heritage/ natural/ tourist sites spread across India for making them tourist friendly, in a planned and phased manner. The project aims to encourage companies from public sector, private sector, corporate citizens, NGOs, individuals and other stakeholders to take up the responsibility of developing and upgrading the basic and advanced tourist amenities at these sites. They would also look after the Operation & Maintenance of the same.

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