Rs 2.95 Cr released for 'Gandhi Encyclopedia' to promote Mahatma's philosophy: Culture Minister

New Delhi: The Minister of State of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel stated in Parliament yesterday that the Government is developing a ‘Gandhi Encyclopedia’ to spread awareness in the society.

The Ministry of Culture has approved with financial assistance of Rs. 5.25 crore a project for the development of ‘Gandhi Paedia’ by National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata for the promotion of “appropriate” Gandhian philosophy and thoughts through social media platforms under the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, and released an amount of Rs. 2.95 crore against the first installment.

This information was given by the Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on 10 December.


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