Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. This scheme was introduced to preserve and revitalize the rich cultural heritage of the country.
OVERVIEW OF HRIDAY YOJANA
|Full Form||Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana|
|Launched on||21 January 2015|
|Launched by||PM Narendra Modi|
|Nodal Ministry||Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs|
|Sector||Central sector scheme|
|Dedicated to||Urban planning|
OBJECTIVE AND BENEFITS OF HRIDAY YOJANA
HRIDAY YOJANA aimed to preserve and revitalize heritage cities of India to reflect their unique character. It also encourages the development of an aesthetically appealing, accessible, informative and secured environment in heritage cities. The HRIDAY YOJANA has been implemented by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and is being implemented with quantifiable goals similar to the implementation of the Smart City Scheme on a mission mode.