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Protect, promote diversity of architectural expressions: LG Sinha

Chairs high-level meet to review Culture Department’s functioning
04:00 AM May 09, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
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Srinagar, May 8: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Wednesday called for protecting and promoting the diversity of architectural expressions.

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Chairing a meeting to review the functioning of the Department of Culture, the LG emphasised the protection and promotion of diversity of architectural expressions and suggested improvement in the existing policy framework.

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He discussed the matters related to the promotion of the glorious culture and heritage of J&K and took stock of the measures taken for the protection and preservation of cultural heritage.

Sinha also enquired about the response of the public towards the libraries established by the department. He took note of the facilities extended to book lovers and called for broader outreach to younger generations through digital platforms.

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The meeting discussed various other issues related to the promotion and popularisation of museums and the digitisation of archival material in possession of the department.

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The LG called for extending all the necessary facilities to the visitors at museums and libraries for elevated intellectual and cultural experiences.

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Principal Secretary, Finance Department, Santosh D Vaidya; Principal Secretary to LG, Mandeep Kumar Bhandari; Principal Secretary, Culture Department, Suresh Kumar Gupta; HoDs and senior officials attended the meeting.

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