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Government of India
Ministry of Culture
07-March-2018 17:40 IST
Steps Taken to Improve the Quality of Cultural Training Institutes

Ministry of Culture through its attached/ subordinate/autonomous organizations are functioning for promotion and development of culture in the country. The main culture related training institutions are Institute of Archaeology (Archaeological Survey of India), School of Archival Studies (National Archives of India), National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology.

To improve quality of training and research following steps have been taken :

(i) Construction of a well equipped campus of Institute of Archaeology under Archaeological Survey of India at Noida with State of Art Building including Library, Museums, Laboratories, Auditorium, Hostels, Guest-house, Residential Complex and play ground etc. has started, (ii) Construction of National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology at new campus of Noida has also started, (iii) Board of Studies under School of Archival Studies of National Archives of India are regularly evaluating and examining the course curriculum of the training programme.

This information was given by Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply in Rajya  Sabha today.

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