Union Ministry of Culture Current Affairs - 2020

Union ministry set up 16-member committee to study ancient Indian culture

Union Minister of Culture and Minister of Tourism of India, Prahlad Patel announced the formation of an expert committee to conduct a study on the origin and evolution of Indian culture. The committee consists of 16 members that include K.N. Dikshit, Chairman, Indian Archaeological Society. What are the objectives of the committee? The committee will Read More…

First 5 Re-printed Volumes of Mongolian Kanjur Manuscripts Published by Ministry of Culture

Under National Mission for Manuscripts, the Union Ministry of Culture will be reprinting all the 108 volumes of Mongolian Kanjur Manuscripts. Out of these 108 volumes, the Ministry has published the reprinted version of the first 5 volumes of the Manuscripts. March 2022 is the expected and the targeted date chosen by the Union Ministry Read More…

‘Sankalp Parva’ on the call of Prime Minister by Ministry of Culture from 28th June to 12th July 2020

The Union Ministry of Culture has announced on 27th June 2020 that on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Ministry has decided to celebrate a 2-week long tree plantation campaign called ‘Sankalp Parva’ from 28th June to 12th July 2020. This was informed by the Union Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) Read More…

‘The Diary of Manu Gandhi’ Book launched in New Delhi

The book ‘The Diary of Manu Gandhi’ (1943-44), edited and translated by Tridip Suhrud, was launched by Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi. The book has been brought out on occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi by Read More…

Lalit Kala Akademi celebrates 65th Foundation Day

Lalit Kala Akademi celebrated its 65th Foundation Day on August 5th, 2019. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Culture & Tourism inaugurated the celebrations in New Delhi. About Lalit Kala Akademi It is also known as National Academy of Art. It is India’s national academy of fine arts established by Central Government for promoting Read More…