National Conference on Project Mausam

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    • Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) organised a two-day National Conference on Project Mausam – Jaladhipurayatra.

    About Project Mausam

    • It was launched in 2014.
    • It is the initiative of the Ministry of Culture and is being administered by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as the nodal agency with research support of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and National Museum. 
    • This project aims to explore the multi-faceted Indian Ocean ‘world’ – collating archaeological and historical research in order to document the diversity of cultural, commercial and religious interactions in the Indian Ocean.
    •  The main objective of the project is to inscribe places and sites identified under Project Mausam as trans-national nomination for inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. 

    Source:PIB