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  • 19 Mar 2024
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Union Minister Lays Foundation Stone of Tribal Culture Centre

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Recently, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs; Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Arjun Munda, virtually laid the foundation stone of ‘Centre for Preservation and promotion of Tribal Culture & Heritage’ at Seraikela Kharsawan district, Jharkhand.

Key Points

  • The museum is an effort to depict and preserve the rich legacy of the tribal community in the State of Jharkhand, while showcasing the rich tribal way of life and culture.
    • The Union Ministry for Tribal Affairs has approved this initiative by allocating a budget of Rs. 10 crores for the establishment of the Centre.
    • The centre is aimed to be developed in future as a live centre, with space for artisans to demonstrate their skills and to serve as a hub for tourism.
    • It would be showcasing the physical and intangible tribal culture, its history and heritage of the region.
  • At another event, he also inaugurated the recently renovated National Unique Tribal Museum, e-Library and ST Girls’ hostel funded by the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs at Bharatiya Adim Jati Sevak Sanghathan (BAJSS), in New Delhi.
    • The BAJSS was established in the year 1948 by Amritlal Vithaldas Thakkar, popularly known as Thakkar Bapa, an Indian social worker who worked for the upliftment of tribal people.

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