Haveli Dharampura and the future of India’s past
The restoration of Haveli Dharampura offers a template for breathing life into dilapidated heritage homes in a bid to woo foreign tourists
In January 2015, the urban development ministry launched the Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) project. The focus was to develop heritage cities in a holistic manner. Europe does this best, by preserving even the smallest city’s unique character and appeal, and converting it into tourist revenue.