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Improving Heritage Management in India| Full Explained and Reports.

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Here is UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India:

Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha
Red Fort Complex, Delhi.
Taj Mahal, Agra.
Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.
Hampi, Karnataka.
Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra.
Ellora Caves, Maharashtra.
Bodh Gaya, Bihar.

The Constitution of India has divided the jurisdiction over these

monuments, cultural
heritage, and archaeological sites as follows:
Union: Ancient and Historical Monuments and Archaeological sites and remains,
declared by Parliament, by law to be of national importance.
State: Ancient and Historical Monuments other than those declared by Parliament
to be of national importance.
Concurrent: Besides the above, both the Union and States have concurrent jurisdiction over archaeological sites and remains other than those declared by law and
Parliament to be of national importance
Article 253 of the Constitution of India, enables Parliament to legislate for the implementation of any treaty, agreement or convention with any other country or
countries, or any decision, made at any international conference, association or
other body. Any such legislation can be enacted even if the subject matter of the
legislation is an item in the State List of the Constitution of India.

Vision of India Heritage Management as per NITI Aayog

Value, protect, conserve, interpret and foster India’s unique and diverse Archaeological and Built Heritage as;

  • a channel for continuing cross cultural linkages at the international
  • a means for nation building and testimony to India’s cultural identity
    at the national level and,
  • a development tool for socio-economic upliftment at the local level
    and sustainability for future generations,
    with an all-encompassing, inclusive, multisectoral and multidisciplinary approach involving the entire gamut of heritage stakeholders
    from the myriad custodians and range of heritage experts to the visitors as well as citizens of India.

Why Improving Heritage Management in India as per NITI Aayog

India’s cultural heritage and, in particular, its archaeological and built heritage is unparalleled in the world. India has one of the largest geopolitical expanses and one of the greatest volumes and diversity in heritage. This vast heritage
repository of India is recognized globally as a significant part of its unique cultural identity. Even beyond India, a number of countries across the world, house some of the best specimens of our county’s heritage in their museums often narrating the glory of Indian culture along with the tales of colonial legacy; while others in southeast Asia have extraordinary monuments standing as Testimony to the spread of Indian culture.

  • National Database and Documentation
  • Use of Technologies for National Heritage
  • Conservation of National Heritage
  • Excavation and Exploration of Archaeological Sites
  • Developing Site Museum
  • Heritage Tourism, Revenue generation and Marketing
  • Urban Heritage – MoHUA and ASI- NMA for encroachments
  • World Heritage
  • International Collaborations for India’s Heritage
  • Institutional Collaborations and Skill Development
  • Nomenclature and Branding of ASI and India’s Heritage

This report by NITI Aayog is an effort to understand the current challenges for heritage management in India and provide a future roadmap along with an appropriate branding of India’s invaluable Archaeological and Built Heritage

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Existing Status of Conservation and Preservation in India

The Archaeological Survey of India follows the Conservation Manual of Sir John Marshall which was published in 1923. The conservation manual by Sir John Marshall provided guidelines for the protection and preservation of the ancient monuments/ sites with structural remains unearthed from the excavations. Preservation and conservation of sites has also been addressed in the adopted National Policy on conservation and preservation of monuments/ sites.

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