Ministry of Minority Affairs

Nagaland’s Directorate of Minority Affairs

The Nagaland Government has recently established a new Directorate of Minority Affairs under the Planning & Transformation Department to manage schemes and programs related to the educational, economic, infrastructural, and special needs of minorities. The move was approved by the ..



Nai Manzil Scheme

The Nai Manzil Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Minority Affairs in 2015. The main objective of the scheme is to equip the minority youth with employable skills. As of December 2021, 6,57,802 minorities received skill development trainings under ..


28th “Hunar Haat” being organised in Goa

28th Edition of the Hunar Haat of indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen is being organised at Kala Academy in Panaji, Goa. The event was started from March 26th and will conclude on April 4, 2021. It is being organised ..


PM Modi unveils “Statue of Peace”

On November 16, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled “Statue of Peace”. The statue is being unveiled to mark the 151st birth anniversary of Jain Acharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj. About the Statue of Peace The statue is ..


GoI to organize more than 100 Hunar Haats in next 5 years

The Ministry of Minority Affairs will organize more than 100 Hunar Haat in the next five years. The move aims to increase employment opportunities to craftsmen, artisans and culinary experts and also to increase their market exposure. Highlights The Ministry ..


Hunar Haat Exhibitions Inaugurated in New Delhi

Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley and Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated Hunar Haat exhibitions in New Delhi. Hunar Haat plays an important role in national and international branding of the heritage of master artisans in India. Hunar ..