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July 31, 2018

Walled City of Jaipur for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

Jaipur next proposed site for UNESCO

New Delhi-The site namely The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India has been proposed for World Heritage. As per Operation Guidelines 2017, only one site can be nominated by the state party each year. The recognition of World Heritage is a matter of great pride. It impacts the local economy by giving a boost to domestic and international tourism leading to increased employment Generation, creation of World class infrastructure and augmentation of sale of local handicrafts, handlooms and heritage memorabilia. Besides, it adds to the prestige of the country as well as prescribed site.There are a total of 37 World Heritage sites in India at Present.