Ministry of Culture

A total of 37 proposals for new museums approved since 2014-15: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

Posted On: 11 FEB 2019 12:11PM by PIB Delhi

Museum Grant Scheme has been approved for continuation till 31.03.2020. A total of 37 proposals for new museums have been approved since 2014-15. Under the Museum Grant Scheme, grants are released in installments.  After release of first installment, subsequent installments are released after utilization of previous installments. The State/UT - wise number of these new museums and details of the funds disbursed to these museums are given below.  STATUS OF MUSEUM GRANT SCHEME

Sl. No.

Name of the state/UT

Number of the Museum

Amount released (in Rs.)

1

Andhra Pradesh

02

5,77,85,723

2

Arunachal Pradesh

04

5,47,58,500

3

Jammu and Kashmir

01

1,50,00,000

4

Karnataka

02

4,05,00,000

5

Kerala

02

3,70,00,000

6

Nagaland

09

24,05,54,621

7

Punjab

01

4,02,80,000

8

Odisha

01

2,17,56,000

9

Rajasthan

04

4,60,45,000

10

Uttar Pradesh

03

3,66,25,665

11

Uttrakhand

01

4,58,38,000

12

West Bengal

05

9,99,67,844

Total

35

73,61,11,353

                                               Union Territories                                            

13

National Capital territory of Delhi

02

2,19,20,000

Grand total

37

75,80,31,353

 

The above information was given by Minister of State (independent charge) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate change Dr. Mahesh Sharma, in reply to an Unstarred Question in the Lok Sabha today.

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