Tag - heritage

[EnB] Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)

What is GIAHS? What are the objectives of GIAHS? GIAHS Sites in India: Koraput, Odisha State Kashmir Valley, Pampore region Kuttanad What will GIAHS do in Indian Sites? Other Potential sites: What is GIAHS? Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) Purpose of GIAHS is [...]

[Download] Indian Culture and Heritage Study Material (Hindi/English) from NOS/NIOS for Free

Here is some really good study material on Indian Culture and Heritage from National Open School (NOS) now renamed as NIOS. The content is less boring and more structured than Spectrum’s book on Indian Culture + truckload of 2 markers scattered throughout the paragraphs. By the [...]

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[Economic Survey Ch10] (Part 5 of 5) Railways: Anubhuti, Spart, Project Unigauge, Budget, World Heritage

Introduction British Legacy: Railways Gauges Project UniGauge Bigger to smaller PSU under Railways ministry Konkan Railways Separation of Railway budget UNESCO World heritage: Indian Railways Trains: Luxury Trains: normal Railway Police Metro Rail Amendment Act 2009 Kisan Vision Project Bullet trains bio-toilets Rail [...]

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[Architecture] Arab Serai restoration, Rani ki Vaav UNESCO Heritage, Bara Imambara Shrine, Bidriware Metalcraft

Arab Serai: Restoration by ASI Rani ki Vaav, Patan Bara Imambara shrine Bidriware Metal craft Arab Serai: Restoration by ASI Why in news? Because Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) began its restoration along with Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) A traveller’s lodge / inn [...]