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E-portal and a YouTube channel of Rashtriya Centre

E-portal and a YouTube channel of Rashtriya Centre 

Prahlad Singh Patel who is the Union Minister of State for Culture will inaugurate a "YouTube channel" and an "e-portal" of Rashtriya Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT). This is done in order to promote Indian culture. 

Key Points:

  • This was done at ‘Digital Bharat-Digital Sanskriti’ program which was held at CCRT headquarters, in New Delhi.
  • The Union Minister will also release a book titled ‘Dewas Ki Sanskritik Parampara’ which is written by Jeevan Singh Thakur and is published by CCRT.
  • It was inaugurated with an aim to take India to a newer digital world and to promote Indian culture.
  • Centre for Cultural Resources and Training has also started publishing a book from the series- ‘Untold Tales of India’s Cities.
  • This is done in order to explore and understand unknown aspects of various lesser-known places in India which includes their rural and semi-urban culture. 

CCRT:

  • CCRT is an autonomous organisation under the Union Ministry of Culture. It was established in May 1979, to support cultural education in the country.
  • CCRT is one of the institutions which is working in the field of binding education with culture.
  • This was established in the year 1979, pioneered by Smt. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay and Dr Kapila Vatsyayan.
  • The philosophical core of CCRT lies in a commitment to holistic education, encompassing the cognitive, emotional and spiritual development of children.
  • The CCRT conducts education grounded in cultural knowledge and understanding as conducive to clarity, creativity, independence of thought, tolerance and compassion.

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