Ministry of Culture
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The annual outlay in FY 2022-23 of Ministry of Culture is 13% higher than the revised annual outlay in FY 2021-22.

Vikas (Development) and Virasat (Heritage) go hand-in-hand and this is evident from the fact that this year's budgetary allocations for Tourism and Culture Ministries have been significantly higher:  G Kishan Reddy

Posted On: 01 FEB 2022 5:11PM by PIB Delhi

The outlay for Annual Budget 2022-23 of Ministry of Culture is Rs. 3009.05 Crore as against the revised outlay (Rs. 2665.00 Crore) approved for the revised Budget Plan 2021-2022.  This outlay includes provisions for 2 attached offices, 6 Subordinate offices, 34 central Autonomous Bodies and schemes of the Ministry during the Financial year 2022-23. The annual outlay in FY 2022-23 is 13% higher than the revised annual outlay in FY 2021-22. 

In his remarks on the budget Union Minister Shri G. Kishan Reddy said “I am grateful to Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi Ji & Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman garu for an ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat ka Budget’. As India celebrates 75 years of independence with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, we are entering Amrit Kaal and this budget presents a blueprint for India at 100 years. Vikas (Development) and Virasat (Heritage) go hand-in-hand and this is evident from the fact that this year's budgetary allocations for Tourism and Culture Ministries have been significantly higher.”

Out of the total outlay for annual budget, Rs. 1080.34 Crore has been allocated to the ASI.  In FY 2022-23, an enhanced amount of Rs. 532.55 Crore (9%) has been allocated for implementation of the Central Sector Schemes of the Ministry which includes Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana, Development of Museum, International Co-operation, Centenary and Anniversary Celebration scheme and Development of Libraries and Archives. For Development of Museum at Vadnagar, a special provision of Rs 100 crore is made under Development of Museum Scheme. A proposal to increase the outlay in Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana to Rs 994.32 cr over a period of 5 years (2021-26) is under consideration. The pension to the old Artist is being proposed to be enhanced from Rs. 4000/- per month to Rs. 6000/- per month. To promote the Guru Shishya Parampara, the financial assistance under Repertory Grant scheme to Guru is proposed to be increased from Rs. 10000/- per month to Rs. 15000/- per month, Shishya from Rs. 6000/- per month to Rs. 10000/- per month (age above 18 years), from Rs. 4500/- per month to Rs. 7500/- per month (age 12-18 years), from Rs. 2000/- per month to Rs. 3500/- per month (age 6 to 12 years) and so on.

Ministry of Culture being the nodal agency for "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav"-commemorating 75 years of India's independence, a provision of Rs 110 crores has been made under Centenary and Anniversary Celebration scheme of the ministry. The official journey of "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav" commenced on 12th March 2021 at Sabarmati, Gujarat which started a 75-week countdown to our 75th anniversary of Independence and will end post a year on 15th August, 2023. Since the start, more than 13000 events spread across 150+ countries, 28 States and 8 UTs in 270 days of AKAM have been held. Approximately, 50 events per day,2 events per hour and 1 event every 30 minutes is being held under AKAM.A proposal for enhancement of the outlay for the Centenary and Anniversary Scheme to Rs 980 cr over a period of 5 years with Rs 380 cr for the year 22-23 is under consideration.

Under various schemes, a sum of Rs. 120.35 crore has been allocated under North Eastern Region (Rs. 53.25 Crore), Tribal Sub Plan (Rs. 22.90 Crore) and Schedule Caste Sub Plan (Rs. 44.20 Crore). The Ministry has allocated Rs. 1023.33 Crore as compared to Rs.901.21 Crore in revised outlay for the last FY 2021-22, to the Central Autonomous Bodies which include Akademi , Museum  , Libraries and other cultural institutions across India.  Ministry has also made a provision of Rs. 106 Crore to IBC to establish a Buddhist Monastery in Lumbini, Nepal. 

In the Tourism Ministry, budgetary allocation for 2022-2023 stands at Rs.  2400.00 crore and are 18.42% higher than the Budget allocation for the year 2021-22 and 76.82% more than the allocation of 2013-14

ALLOCATION FOR M/o CULTURE OF F.Y. 2013-14, 2021-22 AND 2022-23

(Rs. in lakh)

S. No.

Organizations

BE 2013-14

BE 2021-22

BE 2022-23

1

2

3

4

6

Establishment:

 

 

 

1

Secretariat- Social Services

2951.00

5070.00

5784.00

2

Archaeological Survey

57730.00

104263.07

108034.00

3

Libraries and Archives

8234.00

10007.17

12776.00

4

Museums

5875.00

10885.06

13693.00

5

Anthropological Survey of India

4983.00

4741.40

5030.00

 

Total- Establishment

79773.00

134966.70

145317.00

Central Sector Schemes:

 

 

 

6

Centenaries and Anniversaries Scheme

9232.00

14464.00

11000.00

7

Kala Sans. Vikas Yojana

18240.00

16843.00

18685.00

8

Development of Museum

19070.00

12818.00

18000.00

9

Development of Libraries

5050.00

77.00

2300.00

10

Global Engagement

1304.00

990.00

1357.00

11

National Mission on Manuscripts

950.00

328.00

0.00

12

National Mission on Cultural Mapping and Roadmap

 

 

1913.00

 

Total- Central Sector Sch.

53846.00

45520.00

53255.00

Autonomous Bodies

 

 

 

13

Support to Akademies

23338.00

34157.00

36535.00

14

Support to Museum

42087.00

29381.00

31532.00

15

Support to Libraries

8928.00

10010.50

9913.00

16

BTI and Memorials

7757.00

12714.80

12304.00

 

Total- Autonomous Bodies

82110.00

86263.30

90284.00

17

Grantee Bodies

671.00

2049.00

12049.00

Total (Autonomous and Grantee Bodies)

82781.00

88312.30

102333.00

 

Grand Total

216400.00

268799.00

300905.00

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