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Taking Care of Artisans and Weavers 

Taking Care of Artisans and Weavers  Over 1.20 lakh weavers and artisans to benefit through ongoing HastakalaSahyogShivirs in 421 handloom-handicrafts clusters *Parul Chandra  India boasts of a rich tradition of hand-woven textiles and skilfully made handicrafts that draws appreciation and buyers not only from within the country but also abroad. Be it the intricately woven Ikats from Andhra Pradesh and ... Read More »

Dr Mahesh Sharma Inaugurates ‘Deep Dharohar’

Dr Mahesh Sharma Inaugurates ‘Deep Dharohar’ Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture inaugurated “Deep Dharohar” organized by the Ministry of Culture here today.  The festival was inaugurated by the lighting of 1000 diyas by the participating artists and artisans and children from organisations like the CCRT, SAPNA Prayas and Kailash Satyarthi’s foundation, to the beat of ... Read More »

2 nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival from October 14

2 nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival from October 14 Bhubaneswar, 11 October 2016: (By Jitendra SAhoo) This October Bhubaneswar, the temple city, is going to witness the biggest literary  extravaganza in eastern India. 2nd Bhubaneswar Poetry Festival (BPF 2017), a national festival of literature, art, culture, debate and discourse, is going to be held on 14 th and 15 th October 2017, ... Read More »

30 Indian Maestros in the race for the Grammy’s

30 Indian Maestros in the race for the Grammy’s Bengaluru, 11th October: ‘Ananta Volume 1 – Maestros of India,’ the official submission of The Art of Living has been accepted for consideration for nomination in the upcoming 60th Grammy awards as a ‘World Music Album’ & one of the tracks, Guru Stotra, composed by Pt. Vikku Vinayakram featuring 3 successive generations, ... Read More »

Engaging Youth Through Paryatan Parv

Engaging Youth Through Paryatan Parv India is abundant with rich cultural heritage and pristine natural beauty which not only attracts foreign tourists but also domestic tourists. India is promoted as tourist destination by central government as well as different states to attract tourists within the country.Thus, tourism has emerged as a major contributor to the economy and job creation for ... Read More »

Haj Committee presents report on New Haj policy 2018-22 to Shri Mukhrar Abbas Naqvi

Haj Committee presents report on New Haj policy 2018-22 to Shri Mukhrar Abbas Naqvi Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India had constituted a Committee to review the existing Haj Policy of the Government for 2013-17 and to suggest framework for new Haj policy 2018-22. The Committee presented its Report to the Union Minister of Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas ... Read More »

M/o Culture Organizes ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ in Gujarat as a part of ‘Paryatan Parv’

M/o Culture Organizes ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ in Gujarat as a part of ‘Paryatan Parv’ Paryatan Parv being Celebrated Nationwide Ministry of Culture as a part of ‘Paryatan Parv’ is organising ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat matrix in Gujarat. The State paired with Gujarat is Chhattisgarh. The Mahotsav coverd a profusion of art forms from classical and folk music and dance, ... Read More »

For Gandhi Non-violence was akin to Swacchta

For Gandhi Non-violence was akin to Swacchta *Sudhirendar Sharma India’s decisive battle against cleanliness and hygiene has got a fillip through ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’, Cleanliness is Service, which draws attention to making sanitation a shared responsibility. Embedded in the idea of this top-up initiative to the already ongoing ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ (SBM) is a clear invocation for the masses to ... Read More »

TRIFED Plans to Scale up Marketing Functions

TRIFED Plans to Scale up Marketing Functions TRIFED, a PSU under Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India has been working with the main objective of promoting tribal art and craft for the benefit of tribal artisans of the country, under the scheme “Institutional Support for Development & Marketing of tribal products/produce” of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of ... Read More »

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