Gujarat world heritage site: Rani ki Vav bags ‘Cleanest Iconic Place’ award

Posted on:03 Oct 2016 09:58:44

Gujarat world heritage site: Rani ki Vav bags ‘Cleanest Iconic Place’ award
03 October 2016 Current Affairs GK: Gujarat’s 900-year-old World Heritage Site Rani ki Vav beat 10 other iconic heritage structures across the country to bag an award for the “Cleanest Iconic Place” at the Indian Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN) 2016 at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

The ASI has maintained the monument and its surroundings very well, offering clean drinking water and proper sanitation, among other things, to tourists. In the last two years, two joint teams from the Ministry of Urban Development and Water & Sanitation have paid a visit to the monument several times before sending an application to the culture ministry for the award, along with the support of ASI. The teams visited 10 other heritage monuments in the country before zeroing in on Rani ki Vav for the award.

The Rani ki Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) was built as a memorial to a king in the 11th century AD by Queen Udaymati and is located in the north Gujarat district of Patan. It was added as part of the UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2014.

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