To collaborate and encourage research to conserve, preserve, and manage the heritage of Indian Railways, the Centre for Heritage Management (CHM) recently inked a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering (IRICEN). As part of the agreement, the two institutes will engage in a series of activities for capacity-building of railway personnel by integrating the heritage perspective in their training and work practices.
The collaboration will help incorporate heritage management in the curriculum of IRICEN and create awareness about railway heritage. The MoU will also facilitate research on heritage-related themes with the Indian Railways. “The CHM will consider pursuing heritage-related research that will help in achieving the objective of conservation, preservation, and management of Indian Railways heritage,” said Devanath Tirupati, the CHM in-charge. Read More…
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