DRONAH and Institute for International Management and Technology (IIMT), Gurgaon in association with Eka Cultural Resources and Research organised a three day Training Programme on ‘Heritage Management’ from April 28-30, 2011 at IIMT, Gurgaon.
International Winter School on ‘Jantar Mantar, Jaipur; Global Heritage: Local Identity’ February, 07 – 17, 2011. Organizers: Sushant School of Art and Architecture, Politecnico di Milano, DRONAH. The Programme centred around studying several heritage sites of varying scale and character in the historic cities of Delhi and Jaipur. The School culminated in a group design exercise based on a live project in Jaipur; Jantar Mantar which has recently been nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
‘Planning Tools on Urban Heritage Conservation for Development’ at Diwan-I-Aam, Amber Palace, Jaipur on January 27 – February 01, 2011. Organizers: JDA, UDH & LSG, Government of Rajasthan, ASI, Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation, Ku Leuven, IHCN-F, ICOMOS India, Local Coordinators: JVF – DRONAH Heritage Studio.
Seminar on ‘Better City and Better Life in Rajasthan’ was organized on 4th October, 2010 at Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur. by Government of Rajasthan with support of United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN Habitat); Town Planning Department, Directorate of Local Bodies(DLB), Jaipur Development Authority (JDA), Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC),Rajasthan Housing Board, Government of Rajasthan; Indian Heritage Cities Network – Foundation –(IHCN-F) UNESCO and NGOs like Jaipur Virasat Foundation (JVF) and Development & Research Organization in Nature, Arts & Heritage (DRONAH). The main purpose of the celebration was to promote awareness on habitat issues on the occasion of the World Habitat Day, as declared by UN Habitat
Workshop on “Integrating Stone Crafts in Architecture" at School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal was organized By DRONAH on September 17-19, 2010
Seminar on Sambhar: An approach to heritage resource base development was organized by the department of urban development and local self government, INTACH and IHCN-F
along with Jaipur Virasat Foundation and DRONAH at Jaipur on 31st August 2010
DRONAH participated in the 34th Session of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) which was held in Brasilia, Brazil from 25th July – 3rd August, 2010 for inscription of Jantar Mantar, Jaipur on the World Heritage List.
Papers presented on ‘Heritage DPR Toolkit’ and ‘World Heritage Nominations in Rajasthan’ at the International Conference on Asian World Heritage Cities held at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) at Vastrapur, Ahmedabad. April 17 – 21, 2010
“Indo-French Seminar on Cooperation between States and Regions and Local Authorities – Local Governance, Sustainable Management and Regional Development” on the topic - Culture, Heritage and Local Development at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. January 15 – 17, 2010
Achieving livability in Udaipur through Heritage Resource Management: Perspectives on Royal Custodianship and Local Governance, Presentation for Commission 2 Meeting, organized by Metropolis and NIUA, at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. December 04, 2009
The Jantar Mantars 18th century pre-telescopic masonry observatories in India, an International Conference, Astronomy and World Heritage: Across time and continents, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation. August 19 - 24, 2009
Stone Artifacts Promotion Project”, Workshop to review the Stone Crafts Guide Manual, CDOS Campus, Sitapura, Jaipur Organized by DRONAH (Development & Research Organization for Nature Art & Heritage)and CDOS (Centre for Development of Stones) Associate Organizer, CCPS (Confederation of Construction Products & Services), New Delhi Supported by, SCF (Stone Craft Foundation), Government of Rajasthan, Jaipur. July 09, 2009
Seminar on ‘Developing Harmonious and Sustainable Cities in India for a Better Urban Future’ at India Habitat Centre New Delhi, March 20-21, 2009
DRONAH was Guest of Honour at Mother’s Day function organised by the Society for Upliftment & Development of Human Beings by Action (SUDHA), held on May 08, 2010 at Aadharshila Play School, South City II, Gurgaon.
DRONAH attended Valeditory function of training programme, conducted by RUDSET Institute, Gurgaon as a special guest on March 02, 2010. Certificates were given to the forty students who have completed the course on Accounting programme, ‘Tally’. The students are encouraged to be independent and start consultancy services for themselves, as opposed to popular approach of looking for jobs.
Aligning Heritage Planning and Legislation with DPRs and Conservation Projects, National Seminar on Developing Harmonious and Sustainable Cities in India for a better Urban Future organized by Association of Municipalities and Development Authorities at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. March 20 - 21, 2009
Workshop on ‘Conservation practice guidelines for cultural heritage sites in Udaipur’ in association with INTACH Udaipur Chapter, State Institute of Heritage Conservation, Rajasthan and UNESCO New Delhi March 24-26, 2009
Indian Heritage Cities Network (IHCN) Second Biennial Conference, Integrating Heritage in Urban planning Initiatives in India, Hyderabad. December 18 – 20, 2008
Training Workshop on Conservation Techniques and Materials’ at Jaipur organized by Rajasthan Heritage Institute of Conservation, Department of Art and Culture, Rajasthan and UNESCO India office New Delhi. March 25 - 26, 2008
Chowkri Modikhana Heritage Walk cum Exhibition, in joint venture with Jaipur Virasat Foundation, Jaipur for Jaipur Municipal Corporation, Jaipur. March 25 – 30, 2008
Diverse Medium, Collective Voice, A collaborative Traditional Arts and Crafts Workshop in celebration of Regal Festival Holi’08 celebrating the colours of Mewar, workshop conducted by Mr. Ajit Rao in association with DRONAH, Udaipur Rajasthan, March 11 - 20, 2008
DRONAH and JVF jointly organized a talk on Museum planning by Barry Lord, President Lord Cultural Resources at Hotel Clarks Amber, Jaipur on August 20, 2007.
Conservation of Artwork and Maintenance of Historic Structures in the City Palace Museum, Udaipur, November 28 - December 01, 2006
Towards Greener Pastures a tree plantation drive held at South City-1, Gurgaon, July 05, 2006.
Attended The Chamba Millennium Celebrations organized by the Himachal Pradesh Government, April 14 - 20, 2006.
"Community Participation in Urban Management" a workshop was organized with Jaipur Virasat Foundation on February. 19-20, 2005 at Chowkri Modikhana, Jaipur, sponsored by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. (Workshop Organization and Participation)