Union Minister of State (M/s) for Culture and Tourism (IC) Prahlad Singh Patel, launched the Indian Culture web portal, http://www.indiangov.in, which brings together all the cultural resources of the country on one platform. The Indian Culture portal was envisioned by Union Ministry of Culture and was developed by a team from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT),Bombay in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), over a course of three years. This project is a part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative to showcase information about the rich tangible and intangible cultural heritage of India both at home and abroad. The larger aim of portal is to create awareness among the citizens about the diverse heritage of our country. About Indian Culture Web Portal It is the first government authorized portal where knowledge and cultural resources of various organizations of Ministry of Culture such as the National Archives of India, Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Smriti, Archaeological Survey of India and Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, are now available in public domain on a single platform.
Culture Ministry launches a portal to showcase Indian culture
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