The Indian Government’s Ministry of Culture – संस्कृति मंत्रालय
The Ministry of Culture is basically a Ministry of the Government of India that has the responsibility of preserving as well as promoting culture and art in India. It has its headquarters at Shastri Bhawan, in New Delhi, the capital of India.
The annual budget of the Ministry of Culture is Rs 2,843.32 crore. Its official website is www.indiaculture.nic.in. All information related to the establishment, responsibilities, and activities of the Ministry of Culture are available on this website.
The Government of India appoints the Minister of Culture who is the deciding head of this Ministry. At present, India’s Minister of Culture is Mahesh Sharma.
The Ministry of Culture has three offices which are:
- Archaeological Survey of India
- National Archives of India
- Central Secretariat Library
- Central Reference Library
- National Library
- National Museum, New Delhi
- NRLC – National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property
Divisions / Units / Wings
- Central Secretariat Library – (CSL)
Apex / Autonomous Bodies / Organisations
- Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya
Adarsh Monuments identified by the Ministry of Culture
The Ministry of Culture that aims to preserve the rich Indian culture has marked 25 Adarsh Monuments in several states like Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, etc. It aims to upgrade these monuments. They provide several amenities like drinking water, pathways, cafeteria, etc. to the tourists. The Ministry of Culture took another great initiative that is Project Mausam. It aims to explore the diversified ocean world of the Indian Ocean.
PSUs / Joint Ventures
- Indian National Bibliography (INB), Kolkata, West Bengal
Schemes / Programmes and Missions
- Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India
- eProcurement Portal of Ministry of Defence
Academies / Institutions
- Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS), Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
The Ministry of Culture Recruitment
The Ministry of Culture recruits experienced candidates as well as freshers for various posts. Details about the job vacancies are available in their official website. They invite candidates to apply online for multiple positions under the Ministry of Culture India. However, you have to go through the educational qualification and eligibility criteria before applying for a particular post.
Eligible and interested candidates can download the form from the Ministry’s online portal. After filling up the form, you can submit it and make the payment online. They publish the Admit Card on their website a few days before the date of examination. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam center to be able to sit in the exam. Don’t forget to visit the official website www.indiaculture.nic.in to know more about it.
Ministry of Culture Website: https://indiaculture.nic.in
Phone Number: +91 11 23386765, +91 11 23384173, +91 11 23381539
Fax Number: +91 11 23385115
Email Id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ministry of Culture,
Room No: 501,
C Wing, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi – 110015