1-Government of India i.e GOI declared it an institution of national importance in 1985 under the aegis of aegis of Dept. of Culture.
2- There are various collection of Bharat Bhumara & Jamsot Sculptures+ teracotta from Kausambi, Bhita, Jhusi, Pataliputra, Sarnath, Rajghat, Ahichchatra. Also has paraphernalia of Nehru family.
3-Manuscript of ‘An Autobiography’ by J L Nehru.
4- There are collections of Paintings of Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Atish Kumar Haldar, Kshitindranath, Jatin Roy, and ther important paintings of Vijayavargiya.
Foreign Paintings includes Nicholas Roerich, his son Svetsolav Roerich & Anagarika Govinda.
All India Radio
1- It is operated by Min. of Information & Broadcasting.
2- It is a National broadcasting service
3- Operations began in 1936.
3-According to the reports, as on today there are 198 Broadcasting centres+ 305 transmitters.
4- Coverage- 90% in area. 97.3% in population.
5- 24 languages, 146 dialects, 24 languages in extended provinces.
Archaeological Survey of India(ASI)
1-It is established in 1861.
2- It helps in conservation, preservation & maintenance of centrally protected monument & sites
3- ASI is an attached office of Dept of Culture, Min of Culture, Youth Affairs & Sports.
4- Its activities include- i)Carrying out archaeological excavations(both excavation+
conservation) and chemical preservation of monuments+ antiquarian remains.
5-It Declared 3598 centrally protected monuments- of national importance including 16 world heritage monuments.
Anthropological Survey of India
1-It is established in Dec 1945 under Dept. of culture, GoI.
3- Regional Centres(RC) include Nagpur, Dehradun, Mysore, Shillong, Port Blair & Jagdalpur.
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