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  • Adopt a Heritage Guidelines
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    Adopt a Heritage Guidelines
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    Adopt a Heritage List
    Adopt a Heritage. Ministry of Toursim, 2018.

    The project plans to entrust heritage sites/monuments and other tourist sites to private sector companies, public sector companies and individuals for the development of tourist amenities. They would become 'Monument Mitras' and adopt the sites. The basic and advanced amenities of the tourist...

  • National Mission on Culture
    Culture, Government of India M.. National Mission on Cultural Mapping And Roadmap. Ministry of Culture, 2017.

    The Mission encompasses data mapping, demography building, formalising the processes and bringing all cultural activities under one umbrella for better results. For this, cultural critical mass of knowledge centers (individual/institution/ non-government organisations) in every field of culture...

  • Conservation And Restoration of Hari Rao Holkar ‘Chhatri’ – Indore
    Conservation And Restoration of Hari Rao Holkar ‘Chhatri’ – Indore In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Chhatris are elevated, dome shaped pavilions, a cenotaph built on the cremation spot of Shri Hari Rao Holkar. The entire precinct is surrounded by an enclosure and has two gates. West side gate act as the main entrance gate while the East side opens towards Gangor Ghat on the bank of River Kahn...

  • Guidelines for cultural heritage
    National Guidelines on Disaster Risk Management for Cultural Heritage Sites and Precincts. New Delhi, India: National Disaster Management Authority, 2017.

    National Disaster Management Authority is in the process of preparing a National Guidelines on Disaster Risk Management for Cultural Heritage Sites and Precincts, following consultation processes among experts and professionals in the field.

    The approach of these guidelines are to serve...

  • Case Study of Indian Urban Heritage Precincts
    Hajarnis, Maulik, and Bhagyajit Raval. "Managing Indian Urban Heritage Precincts Through ‘Heritage Guidelines’- A Case Study Of Deulwadi Precinct In Uran, Maharashtra." Journal Of International Academic Research For Multidisciplinary 4, no. 7 (2016).

    The present paper intends to justify ‘Heritage Guidelines’ as an effective to manage urban heritage precincts in Indian cities. First the basic concepts of Heritage, Urban Heritage, Heritage Precincts and the processes involved in the management of an Urban Heritage Precinct are taken into...

  • Heritage Based City Development
    Inclusive Heritage-based City Development Program in India. The World Bank Group, 2016.

    This book summarizes the motivation, objectives, methodology, results and lessons learned from the design and implementation of the Demonstration Program on Inclusive Heritage-based City Development in India.

     

  • Global report on Culture_ UNESCO
    Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2016.

    UNESCO Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development, a ground-breaking report which presents a series of analyses and recommendations for fostering the role of culture for sustainable development. Drawing on a global survey implemented with nine regional partners and insights from...

  • Tourism and CC
    World Heritage and Tourism in a Changing Climate. Paris, France: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2016.

    This report provides an overview of the increasing vulnerability of World Heritage sites to climate change impacts and the potential implications for and of global tourism. It also examines the close relationship between World Heritage and tourism, and how climate change is likely to exacerbate...

  • Urban Culture Habitat 3
    Habitat III Issue Papers 4 – Urban Culture and Heritage. New York: UN-HABITAT, 2015.

    Culture, according to the UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity (2001), is “the set of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features of a society or a social group that encompasses art and literature, lifestyles, ways of living together, value systems,...

  • Heritage in Indian Cities
    Urban Heritage in Indian Cities In Compendium of Good Practices. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2015.

    Historic buildings by their layout, form and materials often give a sense of place and identity in a world of increasingly ubiquitous new buildings, where a new or redeveloped town centre looks very much like another. There are landmark buildings, such as temples, mosques, churches, town halls...

  • Advisory Note of Contract Conditions for Project Execution under HRIDAY
    Advisory Note of Contract Conditions for Project Execution under HRIDAY. New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development, 2015.

    As we are aware that DPRs from various cities are getting approved in regular interval. Projects worth Rs. 147 crore has already been approved in the HNEC meeting, now the scheme is gaining momentum in project execution phase. City Mission Directorates are in the process of selecting contractors...

  • Plan for tourism
    Planning for Tourism: Creating a Vibrant Singapore In Urban Systems Studies. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2015.

    A common misconception is that tourism policy primarily focuses on promotion and marketing campaigns. While these activities are essential, another important but sometimes overlooked aspect is how creative city planning can support tourism promotion, and consequently, how the needs and goals of...

  • City development _Sana Yemen
    Sana'a: A City Development Strategy., 2015.

    This publication outlines the process of developing a city development strategy (CDS) for Sana'a, Yemen. It includes background on Sana'a and an overview of the studies, discussions, and strategic planning that resulted in the city's CDS.

    The nation's capital and a UNESCO World Heritage...

  • Mangement Plan of Hue Complex
    Management Plan of the Complex of Hue Monuments. Paris, France: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2015.

    The management plan for the Complex of Huế Monuments has been developed in order to:
    - Identify the risks which potentially cause impacts to the property and propose the strategic objectives, management and conservation policies mitigating those risks;
    - Propose the key tasks not...

  • heritage conservation
    Caring for your heritage building: building owner's information. Paris, France: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 2015.

    This Information Kit contains guidance on how to best care for your heritage building. The guidelines presented here are

    applicable to culturally significant places across Indonesia and will assist in retaining their unique identity and managing

    change. The Kota Tua area of Jakarta...

  • Swadesh Darshan
    Swadesh Darshan: Scheme Guidelines for Integrated Development of Theme-Based Circuits. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, 2015.

    This is a Scheme of Ministry of Tourism , Government of India to develop theme based tourist circuits on the principles of high tourist value, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner by synergizing efforts to focus on needs and concerns of all stakeholders to enrich tourist...

  • Prasad_Scheme
    Prasad Scheme Guidelines. Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, 2015.

    National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejenuvation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (Prasad) is a Ministry of Tourism, Goverment of India.

    It aims to identify and develop pilgrimage tourist destinations on the principles of high tourist visits, competitiveness and sustainibility in an integrated...

  • Tourism and Skill dvelopment
    Human Resource and Skill requirements in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality sector (2013-17), (2017-22). New Delhi, India: National Skill Development Centre, 2015.

    Minister of State launched the Human Resource and Skill Requirement reports across 24 sectors in India which will serve as the baseline for all skill development initiatives being planned across the country. The idea behind the Skill Gap Studies is to understand which sectors are likely to face...

  • Heritage Conservation
    Unlocking Sound and Image Heritage. International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), 2015.

    Unlocking Sound and Image Heritage is a web-based and freely downloadable book that offers tips and advice from dedicated professionals from all corners of the world, for the preservation and creative use of sound and image heritage. Featuring compelling case examples and strategies...

  • Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY). New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2014.

    The proposed Scheme Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) offers tremendous opportunity towards an integrated, inclusive and sustainable development of some of the heritage cities/towns in India. HRIDAY offers a paradigm shift in India's approach to city development,...

  • Walled City Bazaar Udaipur
    Conservation DPR For Walled City Bazaars Under Virasat Sanrakshan Programme., 2014.

    This presentation on the Detailed Project Report for Conservation of Bazaars in the Walled City of Udaipur provides an overview of the assessment of the existing issues in the bazaars, broad proposals and project cost estimates. The key features of the project have been given below:

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  • Developing Historic Cities
    Cities, UNESCO World Heri. Developing Historic Cities: Keys for Understanding and Taking Action. UNESCO World Heritage Cities, 2014.

    This publication is based on the first version of the compilation of case studies on conservation and management of historic cities Historic Cities in Development, Key to understanding and taking action finalized in October 2012 and published online in two volumes. The 2014 edition is published...

  • Unesco Historic cities landscape
    New Life for Historic Cities: The Historic Urban Landscape approach explained., 2013.

    This published brochure "New life for historic cities: The historic urban landscape approach explainedintroduces the Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape, which was adopted on 10 November...

  • conservation of buildings_cpwd
    Handbook of Conservation of Heritage Buildings. Central Public Works Department, 2013.

    Cpwd is maintaing the Heritage buildings like President Estate, Hyderabad House New Delhi, Parliament House New Delhi, Victoria Memorial Kolkatta etc. This maunal brings an overview about the conservation of Heritage Buildings to Architects and Engineers.

  • Managing Natural World Heritage
    Cities, UNESCO World Heri. The World Heritage Resource Manual Series. Paris, France: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, 2012.

    The goal of this Resource Manual is to help State Parties to manage natural values within World Heritage properties. As such it is aimed at natural and mixed World Heritage properties as well as cultural landscapes.

    Natural World Heritage sites are inscribed because of their superlative...

  • UNESCO Managing historic cities
    World Heritage Paper 27: Managing Historic Cities. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2010.

    With over 250 properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, cities are one of the most abundant and diverse categories of heritage. This quantity and diversity add to the dynamics of urban heritage conservation, where concepts and approaches are constantly changing and evolving.

    To...

  • Historic districts of India
    Historic Districts for All - India, a social and human approach for sustainable revitalisation (Brochure for local Authorities)., 2010.

    The UNESCO/UN-HABITAT Toolkit Historic Districts for All - India: A Social and Human Approach for Sustainable Revitalization, comprising of a Manual for City...

  • Faetanini, Marina. Historic Districts for All - India, a social and human approach for sustainable revitalisation (Manual for City Professionals)., 2010.

    The UNESCO/UN-HABITAT Toolkit Historic Districts for All - India: A Social and Human Approach for Sustainable Revitalization, comprising of a Manual for City...

  • UNESCO), United Nations Ed. Vienna Memorandum on World Heritage and Contemporary Architecture – Managing the Historic Urban Landscape. Vienna, Austria: United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2005.

    Over 600 experts and professionals from 55 countries attended the conference and discussed 70 case studies involving high-rise or contemporary architectural interventions in historic cities and urban landscapes of heritage value. There was widespread agreement that criteria and guidelines for...