India: National Culture Fund, HUDCO sign MoU to create website on heritage and disaster management

Friday, October 19, 2012
[Photo Credit: Dave and Les Jacobes/getty image]
New Delhi: In an effort to boost the foreign partnership between National Culture Fund (NCF) and Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) for heritage initiatives a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed here Thursday in the presence of the Minister of Culture and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja.

Through a series of meetings and deliberations with NCF, HUDCO has outlined 5 main areas of interest in developing the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects: Training Programmes and Capacity Building, Heritage and Disaster Management, Up-gradation of Museums, Environmental improvement and Visitor amenities and Conservation and Restoration of Heritage Buildings.

NCF Executive Committee has approved the signing of the MOU with HUDCO and the offer of heritage projects that match their CSR criteria mentioned above. Subsequently a dedicated Memorandum of Agreement will be signed per project between NCF/HUDCO/implementer.
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