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Culture

Mr. Ravindra Singh
Secretary

Vision

An India where cultural diversity and heritage are important pillars of inclusive national development.

Mission

lmplement sustainable solutions through which India's diverse tangible and intangible culture and ancient heritage will remain universally accessible.

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  1. Manage national monuments (Tangible Heritage) of India through Archaeological Survey of India, State Governments, Universities, Local Bodies
  2. Preserve and promote Tangible Heritage of India- Public Museums and Public Private Partnerships
  3. Preserve and Promote Intangible Cultural Heritage of India
  4. Safeguard various forms of Intangible Cultural Heritage and promote research through financial support to artistes, scholars and culturalorganizations
  5. Commemorate identified special events and centenaries of national importance having a bearing on Culture
  6. Develop and promote international cultural relations
  7. Preserve print and archival resources of India
  8. Improving efficiency/ performance of Responsibility Centres
Outcome/ Impact of department/ ministry Jointly responsible for influencing this outcome / impact with the following department (s) / ministry(ies) Success Indicator Unit FY 11/12 FY 12/13 FY 13/14 FY 14/15 FY 15/16
1. Improved conservation / preservation maintenance of monuments
Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Department of Personnel & Training, Archaeological Survey of India,
State Governments and Departments
Completion of projects as per set milestones for the year No. 90 1539 1720 1720 1720
2. Improved visitor amenities in ticketed monuments
Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Department of Personnel & Training, Archaeological Survey of India,
State Governments and Departments
Sites covered during the year No. 31 47 60 60 60
3. Improved Archaeological Explorations and Excavations
Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Department of Personnel & Training, Archaeological Survey of India,
State Governments and Departments
Percentage of work completed during the year No.     60 60 60
4. Upgraded National Level Museums Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Department of Personnel & Training, All Museums under Ministry of Culture Museums taken up for upgradation and percentage of work completed % 90 90 100 100 100
5. Increase in footfalls by improvement of visitor facilities Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Department of Personnel & Training, All Museums under Ministry of Culture Increase in footfalls over last year % 10 7 10 10 10
6. Enhanced Gurus/ Shishyas/ Artistes tradition Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Grantee Organizations, CCA's Office Number of persons supported every year No. 2250 2700 3000 3000 3000
7. Improved International Cultural Relations - goodwill through friendship societies in different countries Planning Commission, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of External Affairs and Indian Missions abroad Number of proposals sanctioned No. 35 40 45 45 45

 

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