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Government to set up ‘Indian Institute of Heritage’ at Noida

IIH to offer Masters and Ph.D courses in History of Arts, Conservation, Museology, Archival Studies, Archaeology

Indian Institute of Heritage

The Government will soon set up ‘Indian Institute of Heritage’ at Noida, which will offer courses in Masters and Ph.D courses in the history of arts, conservation, museology, archival studies, archaeology, preventives conservation, epigraphy and numismatics, manuscriptology etc. as well as conservation training facilities to in-service employees and the students of the Indian Institute of Heritage. This is expected to impact higher education and research in the fields related to rich Indian heritage and its conservation. Indian Institute of Heritage would offer Masters and Ph.D courses in the history of arts, conservation, museology, archival studies, archaeology, preventives conservation, epigraphy and numismatics, manuscriptology etc. as well as conservation training facilities to in-service employees and the students of the Indian Institute of Heritage.

The Minister for Culture Mr. G. Kishan Reddy informed that the institute is being set up is deemed to be a university by integrating the Institute of Archaeology (Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology), School of Archival Studies under National Archives of India, New Delhi, the National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property (NRLC), Lucknow, National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology (NMICHM) and Academic Wing of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi. These shall become various schools of Institute.

The Indian Institute of Heritage will be a world-class university that would focus on the conservation and research in India’s rich tangible heritage while offering research, development, and dissemination of knowledge, excellence in the education of its students and activities associated with the heritage that contributes to the cultural, scientific and economic life of India. This would be a standalone Institution of its type in the country.

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