Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Culture

Source: The post is based on the article Year End Review 2022: Ministry of Culturepublished in PIB on 14th December 2022

What is the News?

The Ministry of Culture has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022.

What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of Culture in 2022?

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: It is an initiative of the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of Independence and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements.

– It has five pillars namely Freedom Struggle, Ideas at 75, Achievements at 75, Actions at 75 and Resolves at 75.

Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya

Installation of statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Har GharTiranga(HGT) campaign: It aims to encourage people to hoist/display the National Flag at their homes to celebrate the 75th year of India’s independence. 

India International Centre for Buddhist Culture

Holy Kapilvastu Relics of Lord Buddha in Mongolia

Mangarh Dham ki Gaurav Gath: It is a programme held to pay homage to the sacrifices of the unsung tribal heroes and martyrs of the freedom struggle. During the programme, the Prime Minister paid homage to Bhil freedom fighter Shri Govind Guru and also addressed a gathering of Bhil Adivasis and other tribal populations of the region.

Hyderabad Liberation Day: The 75th ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’ was celebrated in Telangana on 17th September. The purpose was to revive the history of this great war of liberation from the Raj of Nizam and revive the tales of anonymous martyrs by reviving the flame of patriotism in the minds of the younger generation.

400th Prakash Parv of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Singh

Alluri Sitarama Raju

Sri Aurobindo

Raja Ram Mohun Roy

UNESCO inscribed ‘Durga Puja in Kolkata’ on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in December 2021.

Nominated site: The Sacred Ensembles of Hoysalas has been submitted to the World Heritage Committee for the cycle 2022-23. It is a serial nomination consisting of three monuments namely; a) Hoysaleshwar temple; Halebedu, b) Somanathpur temple c) Channakeshava temple, Belur, in Karnataka.

Tentative List of UNESCO: Three monuments namely: 1) Geoglyphs of Konkan region, 2. Jing KiengJri, Living Root Bridge Cultural Landscapes, Meghalaya and 3. Sri Veerbhadra Temple and Monolithic Bull (Nandi) have been included as World Heritage in the Tentative List of UNESCO. 

Devayatanam: an odyssey of India Temple Architecture

Kala Kumbh

Kalanjali: Under this, Cultural performances such as Storytelling, dance, theater, Puppetry are organized at Central Vista every week.

Jyotirgamaya: To celebrate World Music Day, Sangeet Natak Akademi organized Jyotirgamaya – a musical event to showcase rare musical instruments from across the nation and performances by various artists and performers. 

Sankalp Se Siddhi was planned between the Ministry of Culture and Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to develop an Industry-Citizen Charter for Vision 2047. 

Badhe Chalo

Celebration of Bathukamma

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