National Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal

The recreation of the ancient Lothal city, one of the prominent cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization dating back to 2400 BC.
Sheena

Updated: Jun 18, 2021 12:23:07 pm

18 June 2021 Current Affairs:A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways to collaborate on the development of a National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) in Lothal, Gujarat.

Highlights: 
♦ The NMHC will showcase India's rich and diverse maritime glory; 
♦ It will be a world-class facility near the Archaeological Survey of India's Lothal site.
♦ The NMHC would be developed as an international tourist destination, showcasing India's maritime heritage from ancient to modern times, and an edutainment approach utilising the latest technology would be used to raise awareness about India's maritime heritage.
♦ It would be built over 400 acres and would include various unique structures such as the National Maritime Heritage Museum, Light House Museum, Heritage Theme Park, Museum Themed Hotels & Maritime Themed Eco-Resorts, Maritime Institute, and so on.
♦ The recreation of the ancient Lothal city, one of the prominent cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization dating back to 2400 BC, is a unique feature of NMHC.
 
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