Rs 150 cr earmarked for heritage conservation
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Jammu, Nov 23: The government today said that unique cultural heritage of the state will be preserved and linked with heritage tourism promotion at a cost of Rs 150 crore.
Addressing the inaugural function of 2-day workshop on heritage and science, minister for Tourism and Culture Nawang Rigzin Jora said over Rs 150 crore is being spent for restoration and conservation of royal Palace Mubarak Mandi, SPS Museum Srinagar, Bahu Fort, Hari Parbat Fort and other famous heritage sites of the state.
He said that 30 monuments have been declared as protected heritage sites of the state, adding that government has submitted a comprehensive project report to the union ministry of culture for conservation of various famous heritage sites and monuments.
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