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INTRODUCTION
HRIDAY
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, launched the National Heritage City
Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) scheme on 21st January, 2015, with a focus on holistic
development of heritage cities. The scheme aims to preserve and revitalise soul of the heritage city to
reflect the city’s unique character by encouraging aesthetically appealing, accessible, informative & secured
environment.
OBJECTIVE
HRIDAY
The Scheme supports development of core heritage infrastructure projects which shall include revitalization
of urban infrastructure for areas around heritage assets identified / approved by the Ministry of Culture,
Government of India and State Governments. These initiatives shall include development of water supply,
sanitation, drainage, waste management, approach roads, footpaths, street lights, tourist conveniences,
electricity wiring, landscaping and such citizen services.
OBJECTIVE
HRIDAY
The main objective of HRIDAY is to preserve character of the soul of heritage city and facilitate inclusive
heritage linked urban development by exploring various avenues including involving private sector. Specific
objectives are:
Planning, development and implementation of heritage sensitive infrastructure.
Service delivery and infrastructure provisioning in historic city core areas.
Preserve and revitalize heritage wherein tourists can connect directly with city’s unique character.
Develop and document a heritage asset inventory of cities – natural, cultural, living and built heritage as a
basis for urban planning, growth and service provision & delivery.
Implementation and enhancement of basic services delivery with focus on sanitation services like public
conveniences, toilets, water taps, street lights with use of latest technologies in improving tourist
facilities/amenities.
Local capacity enhancement for inclusive heritage-based industry.
Create effective linkages between tourism and cultural facilities and also the conservation of natural and
built heritage.
Urban heritage adaptive rehabilitation and maintenance, including appropriate technologies for historic
buildings retrofitting.
Establish and manage effective public private partnership for adaptive urban rehabilitation.
Development and promotion of core tangible economic activities to enhance avenues of livelihoods amongst
stakeholders. This would also include necessary skill development amongst them including making public
spaces accessible and developing cultural spaces.
Making cities informative with use of modern ICT tools and making cities secure with modern surveillance
and security apparatus like CCTV etc.
Increase accessibility i.e. physical access (roads as well as universal design) and intellectual access (i.e.
digital heritage and GIS mapping of historical locations/ tourist maps and routes).
OBJECTIVE
HRIDAY
With a duration of 4 years (Completing in November, 2018) and a total outlay of INR 500 Crores, the Scheme
is being implemented in 12 identified Cities namely, Ajmer, Amaravati, Amritsar, Badami, Dwarka, Gaya,
Kanchipuram, Mathura, Puri, Varanasi, Velankanni and Warangal. The scheme is implemented in a mission
mode.
CITIES
HRIDAY
Ajmer, formerly written Ajmere, is a city (and the
administrative headquarters) in Ajmer District in
India’s western state of Rajasthan. Surrounded by
the Aravalli Mountains, Ajmer, also known as
Ajaymeru/Ajaimeur (meaning the Invincible Hill), was
founded by Ajaipal Chauhan (who established the
Chauhan dynasty) in the seventh century. The city
was also ruled by the legendary Prithviraj Chauhan,
the last Hindu king of Delh
Amaravati is a city located in Guntur district in
India’s eastern state of Andhra Pradesh. The city
is also known as Punyakshetra or Amareswaram.
The recorded history of Amaravati and nearby
Dharanikota is from 2nd century BCE. It was the
capital of Andhra Satavahanas who ruled from 2nd
century BCE to 3rd century CE.
CITIES
HRIDAY
Amritsar is a city in northwestern India and the
administrative headquarters of Amritsar district in
the state of Punjab. The city lies about 25 km east of
the border with Pakistan and is a major commercial,
cultural, and transportation centre. It is also the
centre of Sikhism and the site of the Sikh’s principal
place of worship.
Badami is a city located in Bagalkot district in
India’s southern state of Karnataka . The
foundations of Badami were laid in 6th century AD
by Badami Chalukyas. The city was also known as
Vatapi. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a
rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds
Agastya lake.
Dwaraka is a city located in Devbhoomi Dwarka
district in India’s western state of Gujarat. The city
is one of the foremost four sacred Hindu pilgrimage
sites (Chardham), and is one of the seven most
ancient religious cities in the country. Dwarka is
often identified with the Dwarka Kingdom, the ancient
kingdom of Lord Krishna and is believed to have been
the first capital of Gujarat.
CITIES
HRIDAY
Gaya is a city in eastern India and the administrative
headquarters of Gaya district in the state of Bihar.
The city is located on the banks of the River Falgu
and in close proximity to famous Buddhist
destination of Bodhgaya.
The town is of ancient historical significance and
finds mention in texts dating back to 600 BC.
Kanchipuram city is situated in the south India and
is also the administrative headquarters of the
district of Kanchipuram in state of Tamil Nadu. It
was locally referred to as Kachi or Kachipedu.
Located on the banks of the Vegavathy River.
Mathura is a city in northern India and the
administrative headquarters of Mathura district in the
state of Uttar Pradesh. Widely known as birth place
of Lord Krishna (one of the most worshipped Hindu
God), the city is located on the western bank of river
Yamuna and is revered a lot by Hindus.
CITIES
HRIDAY
The coastal town Puri, situated at a distance of
about 60 kms south of state capital Bhubneswar, is
the epicentre of Hinduism that revolves around the
Hindu diety “Lord Jagannath”, enshrined in a grand
Kalingan temple of the 12th century. It is the
Headquarters of the district of Puri, in India’s
eastern state of Odisha.
Varanasi city is situated in the north India and is
also the administrative headquarters of the district
of Varanasi in state of Uttar Pradesh. The city is
situated on Western Bank of river Ganga.
Throughout its history, the city has been known by a
number of names.
Velankanni, also known as Vailankanni, is a city
located in Nagapattinam district in India’s southern
state of Tamil Nadu. It lies on the Coromandel Coast
of the Bay of Bengal. The town is home to
country’s one of the biggest Catholic pilgrimage
centre.
CITIES
HRIDAY
Warangal is a city in south-eastern India and the
administrative headquarters of Warangal district in
the state of Telangana. The 11th-14th century
inscriptions and literature refers Warangal as
Omtikonda or Orugallu or Oruganti or Ekashila
Nagaram, on account of its proximity to a monolithic
hillock was the capital of the Kakatiya dynasty from
1195 CE until that ruling family was defeated by
the Delhi Sultanate in 1323. The city was then
renamed as Sultanpur .
CITIES MAP
HRIDAY
CITY
DASHBOARD
HRIDAY
BUDGET OUTLAY
HRIDAY
The following table highlights the
earmarked amount to each of the
12 Cities for the Scheme duration.
* Amount in INR Crores
Institutional Framework and
Governance Structure
SOURCE/REFERENCES
https://www.hridayindia.in
https://www.hridayindia.in/introduction-to-scheme/
https://www.hridayindia.in/category/hriday-cities/
https://www.hridayindia.in/dashboard/
THANK YOU

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HRIDAY

  • 1. Submitted By : VIPUL MEHTA I MURP 1ST SEM. I 1830008
  • 2. INTRODUCTION HRIDAY The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, launched the National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) scheme on 21st January, 2015, with a focus on holistic development of heritage cities. The scheme aims to preserve and revitalise soul of the heritage city to reflect the city’s unique character by encouraging aesthetically appealing, accessible, informative & secured environment.
  • 3. OBJECTIVE HRIDAY The Scheme supports development of core heritage infrastructure projects which shall include revitalization of urban infrastructure for areas around heritage assets identified / approved by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and State Governments. These initiatives shall include development of water supply, sanitation, drainage, waste management, approach roads, footpaths, street lights, tourist conveniences, electricity wiring, landscaping and such citizen services.
  • 4. OBJECTIVE HRIDAY The main objective of HRIDAY is to preserve character of the soul of heritage city and facilitate inclusive heritage linked urban development by exploring various avenues including involving private sector. Specific objectives are: Planning, development and implementation of heritage sensitive infrastructure. Service delivery and infrastructure provisioning in historic city core areas. Preserve and revitalize heritage wherein tourists can connect directly with city’s unique character. Develop and document a heritage asset inventory of cities – natural, cultural, living and built heritage as a basis for urban planning, growth and service provision & delivery. Implementation and enhancement of basic services delivery with focus on sanitation services like public conveniences, toilets, water taps, street lights with use of latest technologies in improving tourist facilities/amenities. Local capacity enhancement for inclusive heritage-based industry. Create effective linkages between tourism and cultural facilities and also the conservation of natural and built heritage. Urban heritage adaptive rehabilitation and maintenance, including appropriate technologies for historic buildings retrofitting.
  • 5. Establish and manage effective public private partnership for adaptive urban rehabilitation. Development and promotion of core tangible economic activities to enhance avenues of livelihoods amongst stakeholders. This would also include necessary skill development amongst them including making public spaces accessible and developing cultural spaces. Making cities informative with use of modern ICT tools and making cities secure with modern surveillance and security apparatus like CCTV etc. Increase accessibility i.e. physical access (roads as well as universal design) and intellectual access (i.e. digital heritage and GIS mapping of historical locations/ tourist maps and routes). OBJECTIVE HRIDAY
  • 6. With a duration of 4 years (Completing in November, 2018) and a total outlay of INR 500 Crores, the Scheme is being implemented in 12 identified Cities namely, Ajmer, Amaravati, Amritsar, Badami, Dwarka, Gaya, Kanchipuram, Mathura, Puri, Varanasi, Velankanni and Warangal. The scheme is implemented in a mission mode. CITIES HRIDAY Ajmer, formerly written Ajmere, is a city (and the administrative headquarters) in Ajmer District in India’s western state of Rajasthan. Surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains, Ajmer, also known as Ajaymeru/Ajaimeur (meaning the Invincible Hill), was founded by Ajaipal Chauhan (who established the Chauhan dynasty) in the seventh century. The city was also ruled by the legendary Prithviraj Chauhan, the last Hindu king of Delh Amaravati is a city located in Guntur district in India’s eastern state of Andhra Pradesh. The city is also known as Punyakshetra or Amareswaram. The recorded history of Amaravati and nearby Dharanikota is from 2nd century BCE. It was the capital of Andhra Satavahanas who ruled from 2nd century BCE to 3rd century CE.
  • 7. CITIES HRIDAY Amritsar is a city in northwestern India and the administrative headquarters of Amritsar district in the state of Punjab. The city lies about 25 km east of the border with Pakistan and is a major commercial, cultural, and transportation centre. It is also the centre of Sikhism and the site of the Sikh’s principal place of worship. Badami is a city located in Bagalkot district in India’s southern state of Karnataka . The foundations of Badami were laid in 6th century AD by Badami Chalukyas. The city was also known as Vatapi. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake. Dwaraka is a city located in Devbhoomi Dwarka district in India’s western state of Gujarat. The city is one of the foremost four sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites (Chardham), and is one of the seven most ancient religious cities in the country. Dwarka is often identified with the Dwarka Kingdom, the ancient kingdom of Lord Krishna and is believed to have been the first capital of Gujarat.
  • 8. CITIES HRIDAY Gaya is a city in eastern India and the administrative headquarters of Gaya district in the state of Bihar. The city is located on the banks of the River Falgu and in close proximity to famous Buddhist destination of Bodhgaya. The town is of ancient historical significance and finds mention in texts dating back to 600 BC. Kanchipuram city is situated in the south India and is also the administrative headquarters of the district of Kanchipuram in state of Tamil Nadu. It was locally referred to as Kachi or Kachipedu. Located on the banks of the Vegavathy River. Mathura is a city in northern India and the administrative headquarters of Mathura district in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Widely known as birth place of Lord Krishna (one of the most worshipped Hindu God), the city is located on the western bank of river Yamuna and is revered a lot by Hindus.
  • 9. CITIES HRIDAY The coastal town Puri, situated at a distance of about 60 kms south of state capital Bhubneswar, is the epicentre of Hinduism that revolves around the Hindu diety “Lord Jagannath”, enshrined in a grand Kalingan temple of the 12th century. It is the Headquarters of the district of Puri, in India’s eastern state of Odisha. Varanasi city is situated in the north India and is also the administrative headquarters of the district of Varanasi in state of Uttar Pradesh. The city is situated on Western Bank of river Ganga. Throughout its history, the city has been known by a number of names. Velankanni, also known as Vailankanni, is a city located in Nagapattinam district in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. It lies on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. The town is home to country’s one of the biggest Catholic pilgrimage centre.
  • 10. CITIES HRIDAY Warangal is a city in south-eastern India and the administrative headquarters of Warangal district in the state of Telangana. The 11th-14th century inscriptions and literature refers Warangal as Omtikonda or Orugallu or Oruganti or Ekashila Nagaram, on account of its proximity to a monolithic hillock was the capital of the Kakatiya dynasty from 1195 CE until that ruling family was defeated by the Delhi Sultanate in 1323. The city was then renamed as Sultanpur .
  • 13. BUDGET OUTLAY HRIDAY The following table highlights the earmarked amount to each of the 12 Cities for the Scheme duration. * Amount in INR Crores