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Jaipur City included in UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • 08 July 2019

In yet another landmark achievement, India’s nomination of the Jaipur City, Rajasthan got inscribed today on the World Heritage List of UNESCO during the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee held at Baku, Azerbaijan.  The nomination of Jaipur City has successfully been done by complying with the various UNESCO guidelines of 2017. With Successful inscription of Jaipur City,  India has 38 world heritage sites , that include 30 Cultural properties, 7 Natural properties and 1 mixed site.

India's nomination was initially recommended by the ICOMOS (advisory body of World Heritage (WH) Centre for cultural sites) as Deferral, but the 21 nation World Heritage  Committee debated it and after discussion decided to inscribe it on the World Heritage  list.

Union Minister for Culture (IC) Prahlad Singh Patel expressed his happiness for inclusion of Pink City Jaipur in world heritage list and congratulated people of Jaipur for this prestigious tag. The Minister thanked to global community for recognizing the historic and cultural importance of Jaipur.

The excerpts of proposed statement of the Outstanding Universal Value (OUV) before the World Heritage Committee was presented by India as follows:

The countries that supported India's nomination are as follows: Brazil, Bahrain, Cuba, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Kuwait, Kyrghystan, Zimbabwe, China, Guatemala, Uganda, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Bosnia and Hezegovina, Angola, St. Kitts and Nevis. Australia and Norway initially proposed referral but after the debate they agreed for Inscription of Jaipur city.

With this, India now has 38 World Heritage Sites , that include 30 Cultural properties, 7 Natural properties and 1 mixed site.

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