Productivity & Competitiveness

Promoting Heritage, Cultural and Creative Cluster in Gujarat

What is the Project About

The overall objective of this project is to strengthen the capacities of cultural agents and facilitate an environment for creativity, innovation, professionalization and entrepreneurship in Cultural Heritage & Management in order to allow the people of the state of Gujarat to fully benefit from the potential of cultural heritage as an economic value. It envisaged strengthening capacities of cultural actors for contributing to Promoting Heritage-Inside Photoeconomic growth and sustainable development in cultural industry sector.

By bringing together the cultural and heritage stakeholders in the state of Gujarat, including decision making bodies and policy makers, with a focused set of cluster development actions, aiming at awareness, training, benchmarking, international network development, the proposed project aims to impact the decision making in Gujarat and also in the rest of India, favourably, to preserve cultural assets and fully benefit from the potential of cultural heritage as an economic value. Promoting innovative start-ups engaged in culture preservation and promotion, adds to the sustainability and effective implementation of the project aim.

Project Overview
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Cluster Covered:
Heritage clusters of Ahmadabad
  • Developed innovative strategies and permanent public-private cooperation networks in cultural heritage and management through the setting up of a cluster structure on cultural & heritage management
  • Promoted technical support to young people and potential entrepreneurs and create awareness amongst local communities about business initiatives in cultural heritage, through the setting up of a mentoring and incubation program on cultural business activities
  • Encouraged access to the professional market and to regional, national and international public-private networks promoting the sustainable development and economic value of cultural heritage