Monument Mitra Dalmia Bharat Introduces Special Offering for Schools, for a Unique Experience of History at Red Fort

Aims to nurture a profound appreciation for India’s history and cultural diversity in young minds

New Delhi, 28th  September 2023: Dalmia Bharat Limited, India’s leading cement manufacturing company and Monument Mitra – Red Fort has announced a special offering for schools for an immersive educational experience at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. Through this initiative, it strives to spark curiosity and instill a sense of pride in young learners about India’s history and culture via a dynamic and engaging platform. It will provide a holistic opportunity for students to expand their knowledge beyond the confines of textbooks and classrooms. Students can explore the Red Fort Visitor Centre which is housed in a 19th Century British barracks and delve deep into the captivating history of India through engrossing installations, interactive exhibits, and breathtaking 360-degree projections. They can witness history come alive through the mesmerizing Jai Hind Sound & Light Show, which is a dramatic representation of India’s history from the 17th century to the present, combining projection mapping, live-action, life-size puppets and performances by dancers. Narrated by Shri Amitabh Bachchan as ‘Waqt’, this captivating show delves into pivotal moments of India’s history, from the conflicts between Dara Shikoh and Aurangzeb to the rise of the Indian National Army, offering a historical journey starting with the fort’s inauguration in 1648. The tailored offering will be available at exclusive prices for school groups only. 

Commenting on the launch, the company spokesperson stated, We are excited to announce these specially curated offers for school groups, designed to make this unparalleled educational experience accessible to students from across the country. Students will have the chance to explore the Visitor Centre, engage with interactive exhibits, and be spellbound by the Jai Hind Sound & Light Show, all this while gaining a profound understanding of India’s remarkable heritage and culture.”

Dalmia Bharat is deeply committed to preserving and promoting the nation’s heritage and aims to instill a sense of national pride in future generations, igniting their enthusiasm to learn about India’s history and cherish their culture.

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About Monument Mitra: Dalmia Bharat Limited 

Dalmia Bharat Limited was selected as a ‘Monument Mitra’ to adopt and develop tourist amenities at the nation’s iconic 17th-century heritage site, Red Fort by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). As part of the government’s “Adopt a Heritage Project,” the company has been given the responsibility to provide basic and advanced tourist facilities at the Red Fort to make the monument tourist friendly and enhance its tourist potential and cultural importance in a planned and phased manner.

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