Indian Culture and Heritage

January 9, 2012

Mathura School of Art

During the first century AD, Gandhara and Mathura School of Art flourished mainly during reign of Kushana emperor Kanishka. Mathura School had developed indigenously. The main traditional centre of

January 9, 2012

Gandhara School of Art

The Gandhara School of art had also developed in first century AD along with Mathura School during reign of Kushana emperor Kanishka. Both Shakas and Kushanas were patrons of

May 24, 2013

Lalit Kala Akademi

Lalit Kala Akademi (National Academy of Fine Arts) is a national organization established in 1954, to foster and coordinate activities in the sphere of Indian fine art culture. It

May 24, 2013

Sahitya Akademi

Sahitya Akademi (साहित्य अकादमी) has been set up for the development of Indian literature and to set high literary standards to foster and co-ordinate literary activities in all the

May 24, 2013

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts – IGNCA was established in 1987. It is a centre established for encompassing study and experience of all the arts, each

May 24, 2013

National School of Drama (NSD)

National School of Drama is premier theatre institute established by the Sangeet Natak Akademi in 1959. It became an independent school in 1975. It imparts training and propagates dramatics

May 24, 2013

National Gallery of Modern Art

Founded in 1954, the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is a unique institution that represents the evolution and pictorial transformation in the visual arts in India over the

May 24, 2013

Centre for Cultural Resources and Training

Introduction Setup in 1979, the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) is a premier institution working towards culture with education. CCRT organizes variety of programmes to achieve specific

May 24, 2013

National Museum

National Museum, established in 1949 at New Delhi, is a subordinate office under Ministry of Culture. It houses over 2.6 lakh art objects dating from prehistoric era onwards. Functions

May 24, 2013

National Council of Science Museums (NCSM)

National Council of Science Museums is primarily engaged in popularizing science and technology by organizing exhibitions and seminars, training programmes for science teachers, students, young entrepreneurs, technicians etc. The

May 24, 2013

Anthropological Survey of India

The Anthropological Survey of India was established in 1945. It conducts bio-cultural investigation/ research on Indian population, collects and preserves documents of scientific interest about the people of India.

May 24, 2013

Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi

Introduction The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) is a memorial to Jawaharlal Nehru located at New Delhi. The Museum is responsible for collection of books, newspapers, unpublished references,

May 24, 2013

Indian Museum

Introduction Indian Museum is a premier institution of Govt of India engaged in re-organization and renovation of galleries and also in obtaining ethnographic specimen and techno socio and economic

May 24, 2013

Salar Jung Museum

Introduction The Salar Jung Museum was established in 1951 at Hyderabad. The major portion of the collection of the museum was acquired by Mir Yousuf Ali Khan, popularly known

May 24, 2013

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya

Introduction Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) or the National Museum of Anthropology is located in Bhopal in India. It aims to present an integrated story of the Evolution

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