Jammu,April 22 (Scoop News) –Minister for Tourism and Culture, Mr Nawang Rigzin Jora has said that the Centre has approved funding for Rs. 50 crore under 13th Finance Commission for conservation and restoration of four buildings of Mubark Mandi heritage complex, adding that in this regard Ist instalment of Rs. 8.50 crore have been released to the concerned department to carry out the necessary restoration works.
Speaking at the valedictory function of 6 days All India Hritage painting camp at Mubark Mandi, organised by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages to mark World Heritage Day here today, Mr Jora said that sanction of another mega project of Rs. 25 crore for conservation and restoration of historical glory of 3 heritage buildings of the Royal Palace is also under active consideration of the centre under Mega Destination and Circuit Scheme. He hoped that State government would received the approval of the project from the Centre very soon, as the quires raised by Union Ministry of Tourism on the project report was cleared. He asserted that pristine glory of
Jora said that a number of activities have been taken during the last few months for promotion of art, culture and languages of the State by
The Minister went round the exhibition and evinced keen interest in the paintings. He enquired from the artists about the ideas behind these paintings and complimented them for the high quality of artistic creations.
The Minister said that
He said the government has created Heritage conservation and Preservation Authority after notifying Heritage Conservation and Preservation Act. He said the ancient monument Act has been amended and its rules are being notified.