Indian Institute of Heritage
Part of: GS Prelims and Mains GS-I- Culture
In news: Indian Institute of Heritage would be a world-class and standalone Institution of its type in the country: Union Culture Minister.
- The government has decided to set up the ‘Indian Institute of Heritage’ at Noida, Gautam Buddha Nagar.
- It will be a world-class university that would focus on the conservation and research in India’s rich tangible heritage, while offering research, development and dissemination of knowledge associated with heritage.
- It would also offer Masters and Ph. D courses in History of Arts, Conservation, Museology, Archival Studies, Archaeology, Preventives Conservation, Epigraphy and Numismatics, Manuscriptology etc. as well as conservation training facilities to in-service employees and the students of the Indian Institute of Heritage.
- This would be a standalone Institution of its type in the country and will have positive impact on higher education and research in the fields related to rich Indian heritage and its conservation.
News Source: Pib