open view news desk
Museum Grant Scheme has been approved for continuation till 31.03.2020. A total of 37 proposals for new museums have been approved since 2014-15. Under the Museum Grant Scheme, grants are released in installments. After release of first installment, subsequent installments are released after utilization of previous installments. The State/UT – wise number of these new museums and details of the funds disbursed to these museums are given below. STATUS OF MUSEUM GRANT SCHEME
|Sl. No.||Name of the state/UT||Number of the Museum||Amount released (in Rs.)|
|3||Jammu and Kashmir||01||1,50,00,000|
|13||National Capital territory of Delhi||02||2,19,20,000|
The above information was given by Minister of State (independent charge) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate change Dr. Mahesh Sharma, in reply to an Unstarred Question in the Lok Sabha today.