English Release 23-July 2014
Ministry of Culture27-November, 2012 17:30 IST
|Financial Assistance to Museums |
|The Minister of Culture Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch has said that Government of Madhya Pradesh submitted 19 proposals, including that of Archaeological Museum at Shahdol, Rani Durgawati Museum at Jabalpur, Yashodharaman Museum and Central Museum at Indore, for financial assistance under the scheme ‘Setting up, Promotion and Strengthening of Regional and Local Museums’ entailing a total project cost of Rs. 34.14 crores. They were asked to prioritize 3 museums out of the 19 proposals and seed money of Rs.100 lakh was sanctioned to enable them to undertake preliminary activities including preparation of Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for the 3 museums. |
In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today Smt. Katoch said, the State Museum at Bhopal, Gujari Mahal Museum at Gwalior and Local Archaeological Museum at Sironj have been prioritized by Government of Madhya Pradesh. The DPRs received from the Government of Madhya Pradesh were placed before the Expert Committee, which has desired a reworking of the DPRs.
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