The un economic commission for europe (unece) and the un educational, scientific and cultural organization (unesco) issued a report on global progress. In a double cheer for india, two building clusters of victorian gothic and art deco architectural styles in mumbai were today jointly inscribed in. India is a vibrant and colorful city filled with culture so it's no wonder it's home to multiple unesco world heritage listed sites. The 600-year-old ahmedabad has been recognized as a unesco world heritage site, making it the first indian city added to the coveted list. Unesco's mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue.
The crumbling, 600-year-old mosques, traditional markets and ornate homes of ahmedabad were earlier this year named india's first unesco. As per the report released by unesco-international federation of journalists, unesco honours india's kumbh mela with cultural heritage tag. The taj mahal in india and pyramids of egypt are examples of the natural and cultural places inscribed on the unesco's world heritage sites.
Unesco today listed chandigarh's capitol complex and sikkim's national park home to the world's third highest peak mount. India at unesco (permanent delegation of india to unesco, paris), paris 27k likes india and unesco. World heritage day: india is home to 36 unesco world heritage sites taj mahal , chola temples, group monuments in hampi and pattadakal.
India isn't called incredible for nothing go north, south, east or west, and you will find hidden gems that offer jaw-dropping visuals and inspiring stories. Latest current affairs in september, 2018 about unesco iowave18: india to participate in multi-nation indian ocean-wide tsunami mock exercise. This, unesco added 19 new spots to its coveted list of world eastern oman, linking trade between places like india, china, and east africa.
Complete details 35 unesco world heritage sites in india which includes some of the finest architectural masterpiece civilizations ever. The unesco has certified 35 cultural and natural sites in india as 'world heritage sites', you must make your checklist right now, to cover as. Unesco list, exclusive entries of india, shared/multinational entries involving india, total. Government of india's annual financial contribution amounts to 05% of unesco's total budget, and in 2014 stands at inr 14 crores annually,.
There are now 36 world heritage sites in india as per unesco report know which state of india has the maximum number of unesco world. Explore india through its vast network of unesco world heritage sites see the taj mahal, ajanta caves, khajuraho, the amber fort and much more, all while. The number of journalists killed all over the world has seen a sharp rise in five years, with 530 such deaths -- 18 of them in india -- being. Unesco world heritage sites in india world heritage heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to.
In the past 5 years alone, india has managed to get inscribed seven of its properties/sites on the world heritage list of unesco india now has. This list contains the places chosen by the unesco as heritage sites in india unesco is a specialized agency of united nationsunesco. Unesco programmes in india find the complete information on unesco programmes in india get news, articles, pictures, videos, photos and more of unesco. Technical assistance for the conservation of the group of monuments at hampi, india enhancing our heritage- monitoring and managing for success in world.