Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana Cities, Budget, Facilites

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Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY)

Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) Details

Name of Yojana

Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY)

Powered By

Central Government

Launched By

PM Narendra Modi

Launched On

21st January 2015


The goal of this scheme is to protect the city’s unique character from the aesthetics to a fascinating, accessible, informative and safe environment, to preserve and revive the spirit of the heritage city.


500 Crore

Working Under

Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India

Starting Cities

12 Cities (Ajmer, Amravati, Amritsar, Badami, Dwarka, Gaya, Kanchipuram, Mathura, Puri, Varanasi, Velankni and Warangal)


Heritage-sensitive infrastructure

Unique efforts for tourists

Improve public facilities

Development in medicine, education, technology

Development in cultural areas

Official Site


Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana: Introduction

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) on January 21, 2015 to make India a high ranking country. Under this scheme, 12 cities of the country will be developed in the first 4 years. The budget of this scheme has been kept at Rs 500 crores. Through this, it will support the development of infrastructure in those cities, which will include revival of linked urban infrastructure for heritage properties like monument, ghat, temple etc., as well as some intangible assets will be revived. These initiatives include the development of sanitation facilities, roads, public transport and parking, civil services, information kiosks etc.

Under the National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY), each city will be given a total outlay of 4 years (completion of November 2018) and 500 crore rupees. When successfully working in these cities, it will be further extended in other cities.

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HRIDAY Objective

  • Emphasis on planning, development and implementation of heritage sensitive infrastructure
  • To arrange service delivery and infrastructure in the main areas of the historic city.
  • Protecting and regenerating heritage so that tourists can directly connect with the unique character of the city.
  • Cities Development and Documents – To promote natural, cultural, living and fabricated legacy as a basis for urban planning, development and service provision and distribution.
  • Improving public facilities such as toilets, water faucets, street lights
  • Improve tourism facilities
  • Focus on sanitation services.
  • Increasing local capacity for inclusive heritage-based industry
  • Make effective contacts between tourism and cultural facilities.
  • Urban heritage including adaptive rehabilitation and maintenance, appropriate technologies for retrofitting historic buildings.
  • Setting up and managing effective public-private partnerships for urban rehabilitation
  • Development and promotion of basic economic activities to increase livelihood opportunities among stakeholders.
  • Protecting lenses from modern ICT devices, modern surveillance of cities with security equipment like CCTV etc.
  • Promote road, medicine, education etc.

Budget for HRIDAY Cities

The Central Government has selected 12 cities for the first 4 years and have passed the budget of 500 crores for those cities.

Some of the features of Smart Cities:

  • 24 hours hospital facilities
  • High speed internet
  • Good roads
  • Good education system
  • Toilet , Water, traffic etc.

HRIDAY Starting Cities:

This central scheme of the central government is focused on reviving these 12 heritage cities in the first 4 years there are Amrawati (Andhra Pradesh), Gaya (Bihar), Dwaraka (Gujarat), Badami (Karnataka), Puri (Odisha), Amritsar (Punjab), Ajmer (Rajasthan), Kanchipuram and Velankanni (Tamil Nadu), Warrangal (Telangana) and Mathura and Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh).

HRIDAY Funding

The HRIDAY scheme is a scheme run by the central government, where 100% funding will be provided by the Government of India. Rs 500 crore rupees have been allocated under the scheme.

Budget Components  % Allocation Funds Allocated (Rs. Crore)
Project Implementation 85 400 + 25
City PMU Establishment 3 15
Administrative and Operating Expenses 1 5
Information, Education and Communication 4 20
DPRs and HMP preparation 4 20
Capacity Development 3 15

Each HRIDAY city has been granted a specific amount of fund, based on its population and size. The funding is as follows

S.No City Funds (Rs. Crore)
1 Ajmer 40.04
2 Amaravati 22.26
3 Amritsar 69.31
4 Badami 22.26
5 Dwaraka 22.26
6 Gaya 40.04
7 Kanchipuram 23.04
8 Mathura 40.04
9 Puri 22.54
10 Varanasi 89.31
11 Velankanni 22.26
12 Warangal 40.54

HRIDAY Cities – Facilities, Budget

Goal of HRIDAY: The goal of this scheme is to protect the city’s unique character from the aesthetics to a fascinating, accessible, informative and safe environment, to preserve and revive the spirit of the heritage city.

प्रधान मंत्री फसल बीमा योजना प्रधान मंत्री जीवन ज्योति बीमा योजना प्रधान मंत्री कृषि सिंचाई योजना
प्रधान मंत्री आवास योजना प्रधान मंत्री मुद्रा योजनाप्रधान मंत्री रोजगार योजना
प्रधानमंत्री सुरक्षा बीमा योजना प्रधान मंत्री जन धन योजना प्रधान मंत्री उज्ज्वला योजना
प्रधान मंत्री कौशल विकास योजना प्रधान मंत्री सहज बिजली हर घर योजनाप्रधान मंत्री ग्रामोदय योजना
प्रधान मंत्री ग्राम सड़क योजना प्रधान मंत्री गरीब कल्याण योजनाशादी शगुन योजना - मुस्लिम लड़कियों
भीम आधार ऐप्प डाउनलोडप्रधानमंत्री मातृत्व वंदना योजनाप्रधान मंत्री वय वंदना योजना
ग्रामीण परिवारों के लिए ऋण योजना सब्सिडी भारत के वीर - शहीदों के लिए मदद लघु पावरलूम इकाई के लिए सौर ऊर्जा योजना
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ह्रदय (HRIDAY) योजना जननी सुरक्षा योजना डिजिटल इंडिया प्रोग्राम
किशोर वैज्ञानिक प्रोत्साहन योजना INSPIRE योजना दीन दयाल उपाध्याय ग्रामीण कौशल्या योजना
अटल पेंशन योजना
प्रधानमंत्री भारतीय जन औषधि योजनाअंत्योदय अन्न योजना
सुकन्या समृद्धि योजना
स्टैंड अप इंडिया योजना
वन रैंक-वन पेंशन
प्रधानमंत्री अमृत योजना
राष्ट्रीय स्वास्थ्य बीमा योजना
दीनदयाल विकलांग पुनर्वास योजना
कस्तूरबा गांधी बालिका विद्यालय योजनासांसद आदर्श ग्राम योजना
राजीव गांधी ग्रामीण विद्युतीकरण योजना
राष्ट्रीय कृषि विकास योजनामहात्मा गांधी राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण रोजगार गारंटी योजनासम्पूर्ण ग्रामीण रोजगार योजना
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