India’s first online interactive heritage portal Sahapedia launched

The Union Government has launched India’s first online interactive heritage portal named Sahapedia was in New Delhi.

The web portal is a collaborative knowledge resource on the arts, culture and heritage of India.

About Sahapedia

  • Sahapedia is a not-for-profit society headed by former TCS chairman S. Ramadorai, who currently helms the National Skill Development Agency.
  • The purpose of this portal is to inform, educate and act on subjects such as knowledge traditions, visual and material arts, performing arts, literature and languages.
  • It also seeks to educated and spread knowledge about practices and rituals, histories, institutions, people, built spaces and natural environment.
  • It will be accessible across user groups such as scholars, practitioners, students, teachers, travellers and enthusiasts.
  • It will also play important role in integrating activities and services including research, documentation, digitization and conservation.

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Categories: India Current Affairs 2017

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