About 1,000 monuments below the management of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) shall be taken over by the personal sector as a part of their Company Social Accountability, mentioned Govind Mohan, Secretary, Ministry of Tradition on Wednesday.
The facilities in these monuments shall be revamped by the personal sector below Monument Mitra Scheme.
Addressing a press convention, Union Tradition Secretary mentioned, “This Monument Mitra Scheme had been started some years back under the Ministry of Tourism. Now the Ministry of Tourism has transferred the scheme to the Ministry of Culture in respect of the monuments under the Archaeological Survey of India, the ASI.”
He additional mentioned, “We will be now offering about 1000 such monuments to the private sector to take up under the Corporate Social Responsibility vertical and revamp them in terms of amenities, in terms of experiences like sound and light shows and projection mapping, in terms of other tourism, amenities, like souvenir shops, etc.”
Mr Mohan mentioned the goal is to have MoUs signed with companions for 500 websites below the revamped Monument Mitra scheme by August 15 when the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav ends.
“Our objective is that by August 15, 2023, by the time the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ comes to a close, we should sign about 500 MOU with the private sector for the upkeep of these monuments. So, this is our objective towards which we are working,” he mentioned.
Union Tradition Secretary mentioned that below the G20, the nation desires to showcase the Indian tradition to all of the senior dignitaries and VVIPs who will come right here from all around the world.
“We are working on a digital museum, on a G20 Orchestra, on a book of poems, on exhibitions and all of this will showcase India’s 5000 years old culture,” he added.
Speaking concerning the tableau of the Ministry of Tradition, he mentioned, for that first is the tableau has been based mostly on the theme of ‘Shakti Rupen Sansthita’ and because the information which comes from the worship of the goddess of the Devi, which is a convention that’s noticed in all elements of the nation.
“I would like to apprise you of some of the initiatives of the Ministry of Culture. First and foremost, around the Republic Day celebration this year. The Ministry of Culture has two big events that have been planned. The first is the tableau of the Ministry of Culture, which has been based on the theme of ‘Shakti Rupen Sansthita’ and since the data which comes from the worship of the goddess of the Devi, which is a tradition that is observed in all parts of the country,” he mentioned.
He additional mentioned that the tableau will show varied varieties wherein the Devi is worshipped in India, totally different dance varieties based mostly on this type of the Devis worship shall be displayed and totally different costumes and masks in very, very vibrant codecs shall be displayed in our Tableau.
“We also will be presenting the second edition of Vande Bharatam. As you know, last year, we had done the first edition of Vande Bharatam, where we had held competitions across the country and selected 500 dancers, which had performed at the theme of ‘Ek Bharat, Shreshth Bharat’,” he mentioned.
Union Tradition Secretary mentioned this yr 500 dancers have once more been chosen by intense competitors and thru rigorous coaching who shall be acting on the theme of Nari Shakti and the Nari Shakti theme will embody the Indian conception of the atmosphere, which relies on ‘Paanch Bhoot’
“This year we have gone deeper, we have covered the untouched areas of this country like Ladakh, Andaman Nicobar Islands, Dadar Nagar Haveli, the Northeastern states and about 500 dancers have again been selected through intense competition and through rigorous training, who will be performing on the theme of Nari Shakti and the Nari Shakti theme will encompass the Indian conception of the environment, which is based on ‘Paanch Bhoot’. The five elements of earth, water, air, space and fire. And, the music, the lyrics the narration of this dance has been done by very famous and very capable people from the world of art and music. And this again will be a show which we feel will meet the expectations of the people and also tell them about the different art forms from various parts of the country,” he added.
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