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Central and State Government will Make Joint Efforts to Save the Cultural Heritage of the State

  • 03 Feb 2023
  • 2 min read

Why In News?

On February 2, 2023, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Directorate of Archaeology, Archives and Museums, Raipur and the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, New Delhi to preserve, protect and promote the cultural heritage and historical heritage of Chhattisgarh.

Key points

  • In this agreement, the Mahant Ghasidas Memorial Museum on the rock art of Chhattisgarh along with the rock art of the world and India will be set up separately in Raipur by the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts to acquaint the local students, tourists, researchers and public with the real aspects of their ancient culture. The gallery will be set up.
  • Apart from this, it will be helpful in various academic programs and projects of both the institutions such as research training, compilation of digital resources, survey, archiving and conservation of state protected shelters.
  • Speaking on the occasion, Culture Minister Amarjeet Bhagat said that this MoU is important in the direction of preserving and promoting 'Heritage of Chhattisgarh' and culture. The Department of Culture is committed to preserve the culture and archaeological importance of Chhattisgarh.
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