Monument Mitra Scheme

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The Culture Ministry will launch a new version of the Monument  Mitra scheme by partnering with private industries for the maintenance of one thousand ASI monuments.

An overview of the news

  • The revised scheme will be based on the Corporate Social Responsibility model and a new website with the names of all the heritage sites will also be launched.

Monument friend scheme

  • The Monument Mitra scheme was launched under the Ministry of Tourism.

  • Recently the Monument Mitra scheme was shifted from Ministry of Tourism to Ministry of Culture.

  • The objective of the project is to develop monuments, heritage and tourist places across India by inviting corporate entities, public sector companies or individuals to 'adopt' them.

Other initiatives of the government related to heritage conservation:

  • National Mission for Monuments and Antiquities, 2007

  • Adopt Heritage: Your Heritage, Your Identity Project

  • Project Mausam

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