Modi Govt Readying ‘Gandhi Encyclopedia’ @ Rs 5.25 Crore

NEW DELHI || The Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the centre is developing ‘Gandhi Encyclopedia’ to spread awareness in the society.

Ministry of Culture has approved a project for the development of ‘Gandhi Pedia’ to be executed by the National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

This is being done for “promotion of appropriate Gandhian philosophy and thoughts through social media platforms under 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi commemoration“. Financial assistance of Rs. 5.25 crore has been approved for this project, out of which the first instalment of Rs. 2.95 crore against the first instalment has already been released, the minister further stated.

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