Culture Ministry

1,000 notified monuments to get pvt operators

“We are targeting about 1,000 historical sites or monuments across states to be placed under Monument Mitra schemes or some other variants.

published on : 1st March 2022

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to rope in communities, non-government players for Hampi festival

Next in line post-Kashi and Thanjavur festivals is the Hampi festival after which the culture ministry is likely to work on programmes associated with regional languages Konkani, Bhojpuri and Maithili

published on : 20th February 2022

Culture Ministry to engage startups for 'Vision India@2047'

The Centre has recently begun working on the vision plan for 2047 and the 10 Sectoral Group of Secretaries (SGoS) was assigned the task of drawing up a road map for the same.

published on : 16th February 2022

Union Culture Ministry to develop portal like Wikipedia on 'unsung heroes'

The repository is an attempt to discover and document stories of people, events, and places linked to the freedom struggle as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

published on : 14th February 2022

Culture Ministry to revamp museums across the country, build 100 more experiential museums

The two-day global summit on ‘Reimagining Museums in India’ scheduled from February 15 to 16 is the first step towards achieving the goal.

published on : 11th February 2022

Bulls are more affectionate than Centre, taunts Harish Rao

Harish Rao was speaking after laying the foundation stone for the construction of a 300-bed Gadwal District Hospital and Government Nursing College in Gadwal town on Dec 22.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Culture Ministry may reissue fresh bids for project outline of National Museum storage

Senior officials privy to the development said only two agencies had sent their bids, which were found to be unsatisfactory.

published on : 14th December 2021

Culture Ministry to ramp up security arrangements at museums for safety of antiquities

Including preservation of the artefacts and maintenance of the museum buildings, the ministry spends a substantial amount of money to place security apparatus in place every year.

published on : 5th December 2021

Culture Ministry focuses on promotion of heritage sites on small islands

The aim is to provide public amenities such as washrooms, free WiFi, and cafeteria and also accelerate conservation and preservation of the protected sites.

published on : 15th November 2021

'Government cannot disobey orders, skip court proceedings': Delhi HC slams Culture Ministry officers

The court expressed anguish that the status report has not been filed despite the petition raising serious allegations against the government officers.

published on : 21st October 2021

PM Modi's mementos garner bids running into lakhs in Culture Ministry's auction

According to information available on the portal -- https://pmmementos.gov.in -- on the top of the 'most participated' category was 'decorative mace' for which 52 bids were quoted till 5 pm.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Jallianwala Bagh complex restored with utmost respect: Culture Ministry

It also said a 'poignant' soundtrack has been chosen as part of the sound and light show describing the event on the day of the massacre.

published on : 1st September 2021

Day after Centre removes paragraph on Mughals, section on Indian culture goes missing from culture ministry website

A day after MeitY removed the paragraph, the website no longer had the 'culture and heritage' section which showcased India's history, tradition, monuments, arts and other activities.

published on : 25th August 2021

Culture Ministry gives nod to open 820 ASI monuments which have places of worship from June 8

While Union Minister Prahlad Patel said that all coronavirus-related protocols issued by the Centre will be followed, sources said that e-tickets and wearing masks might be made the norm.

published on : 7th June 2020