PIB News Update:Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel has informed that National Mission on Cultural Mapping (NMCM) has been set up by the Ministry of Culture in 2017. Mission will compile data of artists, art forms & geo location with inputs from Central Ministries, State Governments & art/culture bodies. Specially designed data capture form with technical collaboration of National E-Governance Division (NEGD)/Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has been formulated for data collection. Data from art & culture Akademies of the Ministry of Culture has been collected and will be entered into database after due correction.
Details and salient features of the National Mission on Cultural Mapping are available in the Mission document on Ministry of Culture’s website.
Ministry of Culture has not created any circuit related to warriors. However as a part of the commemorative activity, permanent infrastructure of public utility in the form of memorials, stadiums, auditoriums etc are created in the memory of the personality/event at places associated with the personality/event.