New campus of National Museum Institute inaugurated at Noida

  • Union Minister for Human Resource Development Shri Prakash Javadekar on January 30, 2019, inaugurated the new Campus of the National Museum Institute  at A-19, Sector 62, NOIDA (Institutional Area).  
  • It is country’s first Museum Institute.
  • Dr Mahesh Sharma who is also the Chancellor of National Museum Institute, had laid the foundation stone in January 2015. An official release said, since its inception, the institute has been one of the leading centers for training and research in the field of art and cultural heritage.
  • It imparts higher education  in Master of Arts and Ph.D in the field of History of Art, Conservation and Museology.   
  • Four new courses i.e.  (i) Archaeology;  (ii) Palaeography, Epigraphy and Numismatics; (iii) Structural Conservation and (iv) Cultural & Heritage Management,  are expected to be commenced. In addition to these regular courses, short-term courses of five-months duration i.e. Art Appreciation and Bhartiya Kalanidhi (Hindi),  which are very popular, are also conducted by the Institute to disseminate the knowledge about the country’s tangible and intangible heritage.

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