UNESCO team visits Visva-Bharati to assess its heritage character

The Ministry of Culture has made second attempt to get the university set up by Tagore the status of World Heritage Site

UNESCO team visits Visva-Bharati to assess its heritage character

A delegation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) visited Visva-Bharati on Oct 26-28 to look into technical details on the basis of an application by the authorities to include the national university set up by Rabindranath Tagore in the World Heritage Site list.

The UNESCO team included seven members, including those from from advisory bodies -- the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).