Jaipur likely to become world heritage city
Teams of UNESCO and ASI are likely to visit the city to review its eligibility for a World Heritage City status.
Last Updated: August 3, 2018, 2:21 pm
Jaipur: Jaipur is the next proposed site for the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) world heritage recognition, as informed by Mahesh Sharma, Union Minister for Culture, Rajasthan, in Rajya Sabha recently. Teams of UNESCO and ASI are likely to visit the city to review its eligibility for a World Heritage City status. It will be a big step for the development of the city if Jaipur gets the recognition under UNESCO as a World Heritage city as it will directly have a positive impact on the local economy and boost the domestic and international tourism. There will be a rise in employment and business of local handicrafts around the world. Preparations are going on in Jaipur to get the World heritage status. Officials from eight departments with four experts will review the process of work Friday. They will conduct meetings at several places in the city according to world heritage project officer’s information. Review of following works will be done before the visit of UNESCO and ASI teams to Jaipur.
- Work progress on the historic doors of the city.
- Development work in the monuments.
- Restoration of all the ancient walls.
- Restoration of Choti- Badi Chaupar (Market).
- Refinement of the city's special street food.
- Presentation strategy of bangles of Laakh, Gold enamels and handicraft of Jaipur.
First published: August 3, 2018