The Delhi Government is restoring not only the monuments but our History and Heritage too!

Monuments of any city are its heritage and a window to it’s history. However, man-made and environmental pressures have put many of them at risk. We stand to lose a vital part of our heritage and identity if steps are not taken to restore these cultural treasures.

Fear not! Delhi government has risen to the challenge!

The Delhi Government perceives this issue as a matter of grave importance and feels its imperative to alert the citizens on the dangers that threaten the existence of and the urgency of preserving these ancient structures.

The Delhi Government plans to promote and preserve these ancient obelisks and monuments as centers of arts and culture by hosting weekly programs- heritage walks, daastangoi, mushairas, folk dance shows, and so on.

A list of approximately 52 monuments in Delhi are lined up for restoration and beautification. Some of the monuments that are lined up for the project are Qudsia Bagh, Bhuli Bhatiyari Ka Mahal, Bawana Zail, Begumpur Masjid, and Bade Lao Ka Gumbad.

Due to the lack of proper mechanisms and resources regarding the preservation of the monuments, they are highly vulnerable to dilapidation! While the State Archaeology Department (SAD) undertakes the restoration projects of various ancient structures every year but the lack of foot-fall at such places has increased vandalism and other unwanted activities.

Shortage of Delhi quartzite stone has led to delays in the conservation work but after overcoming the hurdles, the work will begin from February, 2019.

Have you ever been running late to the airport because of the sheer number of bags you have? If your answer is yes, then IGI airport has got you covered. Now, in a new initiative by the DIAL (Delhi International Airport Ltd) you can have your stuff transported to the IGI airport directly from your place of stay.

Delhi International Airport Ltd., the operators of IGI airport have partnered up with a Bengaluru based company called CarterX. In fact, this facility is not limited to be availed by only those taking off from Delhi, it can also be used to get your luggage delivered to your residence when you touchdown at IGI.

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In a bid to make travelling to and from IGI airport easier for passengers, DIAL has undertaken a partnership with CarterX to start a service where a commuter's luggage can be transported to and from the IGI airport directly from their place of residence. This, essentially, is a step towards making checking in to the airport a breeze.

Additionally, if you're short on time and are planning to take the direct metro link to the airport, this is a great way to ensure that you don't have to lug your stuff around.

To avail the service, you will have to pay a fee based on the number, weight and size of the bags. The fee will also take into account distance to and from the airport, meaning the prices are going to be dynamically triggered. At any rate, the base fare is ₹299, which goes up depending on the aforementioned factors. For every 5 kilograms over 20kgs, an additional ₹100 will be charged.

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This is certainly one of the most passenger forward moves we have seen DIAL take. The IGI airport is at par with the best airports in the world and this is something that should take its rating all the way up. DIAL and CarterX have both stated that with this service, they aim to cover the entirety of Delhi, including neighbouring states- Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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