GK/General Awareness/G-Studies- Important Institutions- June 16, 2017

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Important Institutions

Allahabad Museum

Allahabad Museum
Allahabad Museum

1-Government of India i.e GOI declared it an institution of national importance in 1985 under the aegis of aegis of Dept. of Culture.

2- There are various collection of Bharat Bhumara & Jamsot Sculptures+ teracotta from Kausambi, Bhita, Jhusi, Pataliputra, Sarnath, Rajghat, Ahichchatra. Also has paraphernalia of Nehru family.

3-Manuscript of ‘An Autobiography’ by J L Nehru.

4- There are collections of Paintings of Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Atish Kumar Haldar, Kshitindranath, Jatin Roy, and ther important paintings of Vijayavargiya.

 Foreign Paintings includes Nicholas Roerich, his son Svetsolav Roerich & Anagarika Govinda.

 

All India Radio

All India Radio
All India Radio

 

 

 

1- It is operated by Min. of Information & Broadcasting.

2- It is a National broadcasting service

3- Operations began in 1936.

3-According to the reports, as on today there are 198 Broadcasting centres+ 305 transmitters.

4- Coverage- 90% in area. 97.3% in population.

5- 24 languages, 146 dialects, 24 languages in extended provinces.

Archaeological Survey of India(ASI)

 

Archaeological Survey of India
Archaeological Survey of India

 

1-It is established in 1861.

2- It helps in conservation, preservation & maintenance of centrally protected monument & sites

3- ASI is an attached office of Dept of Culture, Min of Culture, Youth Affairs & Sports.

4- Its activities include- i)Carrying out archaeological excavations(both excavation+

conservation) and chemical preservation of monuments+ antiquarian remains.

5-It Declared 3598 centrally protected monuments- of national importance including 16 world heritage monuments.

Anthropological Survey of India

 

Anthropological Survey of India
Anthropological Survey of India

 

1-It is established in Dec 1945 under Dept. of culture, GoI.

2-HQ-Calcutta

3- Regional Centres(RC) include Nagpur, Dehradun, Mysore, Shillong, Port Blair & Jagdalpur.

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