Ministry of Culture (India)

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Republic of India
Ministry of Culture
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of India
Headquarters Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi
28°36′58″N 77°12′54″E / 28.61611°N 77.21500°E / 28.61611; 77.21500
Agency executive Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister for Culture

The Ministry of Culture (Hindi: संस्कृति मंत्रालय) is the Indian government ministry charged with preservation and promotion of art and culture.

The Minister of Culture holds cabinet rank as a member of the Council of Ministers. Shri. Shripad Yesso Naik is currently the Minister of Culture. Recently government has started National Mission on Libraries India under this ministry.[1]



  1. ^ "About : NML". Archived from the original on 1 November 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "About RRRLF". Archived from the original on 11 September 2013. Retrieved 11 May 2014. 

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