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Culture and Heritage

The Ministry of Culture plays a vital role in the preservation and promotion of art and culture. Its aim is to develop ways and means by which basic cultural and aesthetic values and perceptions remain active and dynamic among the people. It also undertakes programmes for the promotion of various manifestations of contemporary art. The Department is a nodal agency for commemorating significant events and celebrating centenaries of great artists.

Culture and Heritage Related Information

Featured Monument

Brhadisvara Temple, Thanjavur
a splendid example of Chola architecture was built by Emperor Rajaraja ... more on Brhadisvara Temple

Source: National Portal Content Management Team Reviewed on: 02-08-2012