Preserving culture is a key to our national development
program me. Strengthening our culture, the arts, music, dance,
architecture, literature and the crafts will secure creative
human endeavor and pave the way for a robust economy. Culture
is a major contributor to employment, exports, tourism and
holistic development of the nation. It will ensure that every
citizen with creative skills has an equal share in nation
Recognizing the need to introduce innovative patterns of cultural funding in India, the National Culture Fund was set up.