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HRIDAY Scheme : What is HRIDAY Scheme?

 

 

HRIDAY Scheme : What is HRIDAY Scheme?

HRIDAY Scheme-National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana.

The HRIDAY Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on 21st January 2015.

The scheme was introduced to preserve and revitalize the rich culture heritage of the country.

The National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana emphasize on the accessibility,security,safety,livelihood,cleanliness and faster service

delivery in the heritage cities.

Some Key Points

HRIDAY scheme completed its 4years in January 2019 and has outlay of funds pegged at Rs. 685758crore.

Projects of worth Rs.422 crore have been approved out of 500 and the projects of worth Rs. 140.14 crore have been completed.

*The focus of the scheme is the development of core heritage infrastructure by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for areas near heritage sites

approved after identification by the Ministry of Culture.

*Development of infrastructure like approach roads,drainage,footpaths,electrical wiring.

*Landscaping,sanitation,street lights,water supply,waste management and

Allied citizen services such as tourist conveniences,security etc. are some of the major focus areas of the scheme.

Cities listed under the HRIDAY Scheme

*Ajmer

*Amravati

*Gaya

*Mathura

*Amritsar

*Dwarka

*Warangal

*Varansi

*Badami

*Puri

*Velankanni

*Kanchipuram


 

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