Year End Review 2021: Ministry of Culture

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The Ministry of Culture has taken several initiatives in the year 2021.

Initiatives taken by Min of Culture in 2021

Atmanirbhar Incubator Programme: It was launched by the Ministry of Culture in partnership with Sabarmati Ashram Preservation and Memorial Trust to preserve the skills and arts of artisans/crafts persons on the verge of extinction. 

Parakram Diwas 

Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB)

Abhidhamma Day at the Mahaparinirvana Temple in Kushinagar

Gandhi Peace Prize for 2019 and 2020

UNESCO World Heritage Tag :  (i) Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana (2021) and (ii) Dholavira: A Harappan City (2021) under protection of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have been inscribed on World Heritage List taking the number of World Heritage properties in India from 38 to 40.


Jallianwala Bagh Smarak 

Azad Hind Government

Adi Shankaracharya

18th Century Idol of Goddess Annapurna retrieved from Canada: Goddess Annapurna is the goddess of food. She is also known as the manifestation of the goddess Parvati, partner to Lord Shiva.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav mobile app: It was launched by the Minister of State for Culture to enable all single point access to all information related to the 75th anniversary celebrations of India’s independence.

Sri Aurobindo

National Archives of India (NAl)

Quit India Movement

Source: This post is based on the article Year End Review 2021: Ministry of Culture published in PIB on 19th January 2022.

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