As per request from Ministry of External Affairs, has taken up conservation work of Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia, Vat Phou temple in Lao PDR and supervision for restoration work of Thiruketeeswaram temple in Sri Lanka where work is being executed by College of Architecture and Sculpture, Mamallapuram. The work at Ta Prohm includes restoration of Hall of Dancersalongwith other repairs and at Vat Phou it comprises conservation and restoration of two Quadrangle buildings in the temple complex. At Thiruketeeswaram it is restoration work of Mandapas. All these works are in progress. In addition the preliminary proposal for conservation of Pashupatinath Temple at Kathmandu has also been prepared.
At present, no such proposal is there to connect all museums in India and aboard. However, to facilitate research studies in major museums, Tagore Fellowship is awarded. The material related to Indian culture, history, art architecture and archaeology is displayed by major museums on their websites.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Tourism(Independent Charge), Culture(Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma in reply to an unstarred question in Rajya Sabha.
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