Union Government approved projects for improving tourist infrastructure in heritage places

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Who: Heritage development projects for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
What: Approved
When: 5 February 2016

Union Urban Development Ministry has approved projects worth over twelve crore rupees for improving tourist infrastructure in heritage places of Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh and Warangal in Telangana.

An inter-Ministerial Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) National Empowered Committee on 5 February 2016 approved development of a Heritage Park in Amaravati besides developmental works at 1000 Pillar Temple and Kazipet Durgah and rejuvenation of pond at Padmakshi Temple in Warangal city.

Seven crore 36 lakh rupees was approved for Heritage Park in Amaravati and four crore 85 lakh rupees for Warnagal.

Amaravati and Warangal are among the 12 cities included in the HRIDAY for improving the social, cultural and economic ecosystems by augmenting necessary infrastructure with the objective of conserving the rich cultural heritage and enabling better facilities for tourists and pilgrims.