Intach award

UMC was awarded the INTACH-SATTE (The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage–South Asia Travel Tourism Exchange) Award-2011 under the category of ‘Exemplary work done or the Preservation and Promotion of Historic Towns’ for its work on heritage conservation in Rander, Surat in Gujarat. UMC received recognition for its work on documentation and listing for improved heritage management and inner city revitalization in Rander and Surat. Published under the title ‘At the Core: Understanding the built heritage of Surat and Rander’, the project gives a detailed account of Surat’s living heritage—the buildings, streets and monuments that have survived the urban growth boom.

(The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) is India’s largest non-profit organization which works for preservation and conservation of the country’s heritage)