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MADHYA PRADESH CULTURAL HERITAGE PROJECT

Preserving the Cultural Heritage of Madhya Pradesh

MADHYA PRADESH CULTURAL HERITAGE PROJECT
Various Cities, India
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BACKGROUND

Madhya Pradesh, the second largest state in India, is located in the center of the country and is filled with heritage sites of great cultural importance chronicling the history of the region. There are 167 state-designated heritage sites in Madhya Pradesh and many of them have been identified as needing conservation. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

WMF has partnered with the government of Madhya Pradesh’s Department of Culture to develop a sustainable management program for continued conservation and maintenance of the state’s heritage sites. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

This project will serve as a model for sustainable management of conservation projects in India and around the world. The state of Madhya Pradesh has a large number of cultural resources and has a great potential for tourism, as it is accessible from Delhi and Agra. (...)

VIDEO GALLERY

Madhya Pradesh Cultural Heritage Project

Watch four short videos showcasing the diverse range of architectural heritage in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
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