39 Countries for World Heritage under Project “ Mausam ”

By | April 27, 2016

39 Countries Brought on Board for Trans-National Nomination for World Heritage Under Project “ Mausam ” of M/O Culture

The Government has identified 39 countries (as given below) to bring on board for trans-national nomination for World Heritage under Project “Mausam”. The disciplines involved in the project are those of archaeology, history, sociology, ethnography, marine archaeology, oceanography, geography, economics, satellite imagery technology, numismatics, art and architecture.

An amount of Rs. 150, 244, 502/- is approved for Project “Mausam” for the period April 2015-March 2017.

Financial Year ASI IGNCA Total
2015-16 Rs. 43,130,475/- Rs. 35,095,500/- Rs. 78,225,975/-
2016-17 Rs. 39,815,646/- Rs. 32,202,881/- Rs. 72,018,527/-
Total Rs. 82,946,121/- Rs. 67,298,381/- Rs. 150,244,502/-

 

List of 39 Indian Ocean countries identified under Project Mausam:

 

1 Bahrain
2 Bangladesh
3 Cambodia
4 China
5 Comoros
6 Egypt
7 Eritrea
8 Réunion, French Department
9 Indonesia
10 Iraq
11 Iran (Islamic Republic)
12 Jordan
13 Kuwait
14 Kenya
15 Lebanon
16 Madagascar
17 Malaysia
18 Maldives
19 Mauritius
20 Mozambique
21 Myanmar
22 Oman
23 Pakistan
24 Philippines
25 Qatar
26 Singapore
27 Sri Lanka
28 Saudi Arabia
29 Seychelles
30 Somalia
31 South Africa
32 Sudan
33 Syrian Arab Republic
34 United Republic of Tanzania
35 Thailand
36 Turkey
37 United Arab Emirates
38 Viet Nam
39 Yemen

 

 

This information was given by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Civil Aviation in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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