Ministry of Culture: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

September 30: Harijan Sevak Sangh Foundation Day

Published: September 30, 2020

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

Published: March 4, 2020

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

Published: January 10, 2020

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

Published: December 12, 2019

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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Indian Culture Portal launched

Published: December 11, 2019

The Union Minister of State(independent charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel launched the Indian Culture web portal in New Delhi on Tuesday, 10th December 2019. The web portal was envisioned by the Ministry of Culture and was completely developed by a team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. The curation of ..

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