PM for technology, management to preserve heritage

PTI | January 16, 2010


PM Manmohan Singh on Saturday laid the foundation of the 2nd phase of Science City in Kolkata
PM Manmohan Singh on Saturday laid the foundation of the 2nd phase of Science City in Kolkata

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said modern technology and professional management practices should be introduced to preserve the country's vast historical and archaeological treasures and cultural heritage.

He was speaking after dedicating the new campus of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies and laying the foundation of the second phase of Science City in Kolkata.

The topmost priority of the Culture Ministry is to ensure professionalism in the management of cultural resources and institutions, he said asserting that funds would not be a constraint in this regard.

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