“We are targeting about 1,000 historical sites or monuments across states to be placed under Monument Mitra schemes or some other variants.
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
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.
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.
The two-day global summit on ‘Reimagining Museums in India’ scheduled from February 15 to 16 is the first step towards achieving the goal.
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.
Senior officials privy to the development said only two agencies had sent their bids, which were found to be unsatisfactory.
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.
The aim is to provide public amenities such as washrooms, free WiFi, and cafeteria and also accelerate conservation and preservation of the protected sites.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.