With respect to HRIDAY scheme consider the following statements:
1. The core objective of the scheme is to preserve and revitalise soul of heritage city
2. It is a central sector scheme with 100 per cent funding coming from central government
3. The project duration is four years from December 2014
4. The project comes under the purview of ministry of culture
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 1, 2 & 3

Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) that seeks to preserve and rejuvenate the rich cultural heritage of the country was launched by Ministry of Urban Development. It is a central sector scheme with 100 per cent funding coming from central government. The project duration is four years from December 2014.

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