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Indian Institute of Heritage

The Union Minister of Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel recently reviewed the proposal to set up Indian Institute of Heritage. About Indian Institute of Heritage Indian Institute of Heritage is a proposed institute under the Ministry of Culture. It was announced as part of the Budget 2020-21. It is to be set up in accordance ..

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September 30: Harijan Sevak Sangh Foundation Day

The Harijan Sevak Sangh was established on September 30, 1932. It was founded by Gandhiji. He founded it when he was in Yervada Jail, Pune. The legend was fasting when he founded the Sangh. Background Gandhiji opposed the segregation of depressed classes of Hindu community into a separate group. This was done at the Second ..

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Schemes for promoting Tribal Culture

The various schemes being implemented to promote tribal arts, language, culture and dances were discussed in the Lok Sabha recently. Zonal Cultural Centres: Zonal cultural centres (ZCC) were established by the government, under the Ministry of Culture, to increase awareness about the traditional arts and culture of the different regions. There are 7 ZCC- headquartered ..

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Four Colonial structures re-dedicated to Kolkata

PM Modi is on a two-day official visit to Kolkata on January 11 and 12, 2020. During his visit, the Prime Minister will dedicate three colonial buildings to the country. Highlights During the visit, the Prime Minister will dedicate Old Currency Building, Metcalfe House, Belvedere House and Victoria Memorial Hall. The buildings were renovated by ..

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Culture Ministry launches a portal to showcase Indian culture

Union Minister of State (M/s) for Culture and Tourism (IC) Prahlad Singh Patel, launched the Indian Culture web portal, http://www.indian culture.gov.in, which brings together all the cultural resources of the country on one platform. The Indian Culture portal was envisioned by Union Ministry of Culture and was developed by a team from Indian Institute of ..

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