“The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

The site namely “The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” has been proposed for World Heritage. As per Operation Guidelines 2017, only one site can be nominated by the state party each year.

The recognition of World Heritage is a matter of great pride. It impacts the local economy by giving a boost to domestic and international tourism leading to increased employment Generation, the creation of World class infrastructure and augmentation of sale of local handicrafts, handlooms and heritage memorabilia.

The above information was given by Minister of State (independent charge) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate change Dr. Mahesh Sharma, in reply to an Unstarred Question in the Rajya Sabha, Today.

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