VARANASI, March 28 -- For the development of tourism in the city, new ideas need to see the light of day. One such idea is the 'Heritage Walk' - the development of the famous streets of Varanasi without changing their basic structure. This was one of the ideas proposed and discussed at the recently concluded IIT-BHU - IIT-Kharagpur joint workshop.

Such value-addition can be done by giving proper information about the streets of Varanasi with a special focus on their historical and cultural relevance, said Prof RS Singh, IIT-BHU and a coordinator of Project Varanasi.

He said that the IIT-BHU has sent a proposal in this regard to the district administration.

Prof Singh said that the idea of a heritage walk has the potential to boost the to...