Adopt A Heritage

  • The ‘Adopt A Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’, a scheme launched on 27th September 2017.
  • It is a collaborative effort by the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), State/UTs Governments.
  • It envisages the development and maintenance of tourist amenities at heritage sites and making them tourist friendly, to enhance tourism potential and cultural importance in a planned and phased manner.
  • The project primarily focuses on providing basic amenities that include cleanliness, public conveniences, safe drinking water, ease of access for tourists, signages, illumination, Wi-Fi etc.
  • No fund is given by Ministry of Tourism.
  • The Project envisages involvement of Private/Public Companies / Organizations and Individuals to adopt Monuments, Natural Heritage Sites and other Tourist Sites in the country, primarily under CSR.
  • Archaeological Survey of India has identified 100 monuments as “Adarsh Smarak” for upgradation of existing facilities/amenities like Wi-Fi, cafeteria, interpretation center, brail signage, modern toilets etc. on the basis of actual requirement and feasibility on the case to case basis.


Sl.No. Agency/Monument Mitras Sl.No. Name of Monument State
1. Dalmia Bharat Ltd. 1. Red Fort Delhi


2. Gandikota Fort Andhra Pradesh


2. Adventure Tour Operators Association of India 3. Area surrounding Gangotri Temple and Trail to Gaumukh Uttrakhand
4. Mt. Stok Kangri Trek, Lakakh


Jammu and Kashmir


3. Apeejay Park Hotels


5. Jantar Mantar Delhi
4. Bliss Inns



6. Surajkund Haryana
5. Yatra Online 7. Qutub Minar Delhi
8. Ajanta Caves Maharashtra
9. Leh Palace, Leh Jammu & Kashmir
10. Hampi (Hazara Rama Temple) Karnataka