MoU between Institute of Good Governance and INTACH for Herirage Conservation
Every urban body should have a heritage cell, which should work for the conservation of the city’s heritage, natural structures and legacy. The Director General of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis Shri R. Parshuram said this during the signing of a MoU, between the institute and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (Intach) New Delhi. In the MoU, agreement has been reached to work on several points including agenda for Heritage Policy of Madhya Pradesh, Documentation of Ancient Heritage, Capacity Building, Training and Culture-21.
Shri Parshuram said that in the vision document issued by the government, development of cities like Chanderi, Bhopal and Mandu has been given priority. He said that in the first phase, work should be started in some cities only. Shri Parasuram said that conservation of natural and ancient heritage is a challenging task. There is a need to work fast using scientific methods for their protection and conservation.
The Principal Director of Intach Shri Naveen Piplani said that there is a need to open an academy for heritage development related training in Bhopal. He informed that including Gauhar Mahal, he has done the conservation work of heritages of other areas. The Chief Advisor of the institute Shri Madanmohan Upadhyaya said that this MoU will prove to be a milestone in conserving ancient heritages and structures of the state. The Chief Advisor of the institute Shri Mangesh Tyagi and other officers were present on this occasion.