On the occasion of the World Heritage Day, underprivileged children visited City Palace and made drawings to symbolize the importance of Heritage Conservation. This event was organized by Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum(MSMSM) and INTACH, Jaipur Chapter. Managing Trustee of the MSMSM Princess Diya Kumari and Secretary of INTACH Jaipur Chapter, Ms. Dharmendar Kanwar were also present on the occasion and interacted with the children.
World Heritage Day was first celebrated by International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) on 18 April 1982 in Tunisia, which was later also approved by UNESCO in 1983. The day suggests that the historical monuments and sites located in every part of the world needs to be protected and this can be only done with collective efforts at international levels.
The objective behind this day is to create awareness among the common people for conserving and protecting our heritage across the world.