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March 20, 2018

Taj Mahal is one of the monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Project’

Taj Mahal is one of the monuments under ‘Adopt a Heritage Project’, launched on the World Tourism Day, 2017.Letter of Intent has been issued to 24 agencies for the Submission of Vision Bids for 75 sites,




other than Taj. Two expression of interest has been received for Taj. However, no decision has been taken yet.The private players will undertake gap analysis of the actual requirement of the basic and advanced amenities, within the permissible guidelines of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and prepare a Vision Bid Proposal accordingly for the site opted by them. Once vision bid is accepted, MoU will be signed with the related party for upkeep of the Monument for overall enhanced tourist experience.

Inter- Ministerial Committee would periodically monitor the project through designated officers and Project Management Consultant (PMC). PMC will periodically monitor & review the scheme though ICT (Information and Communication Technology) enabled digital solution for real time monitoring & offline monitoring though analysis of feedback from the tourists.