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MoC signed MoU with MoPSW

Published on June 19, 2021
Current Context: The Ministry of Culture (MoC) signed MoU with the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW).
MoC signed MoU with MoPSW
  • The MoU was signed for the purpose of developing cooperation in the Development of the National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at Lothal, Gujarat.
  • The NMHC is the country’s first of its kind complex facility which is meant for the legacy of the maritime heritage of India
  • The NMHC will be developed at the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) site at Lothal, Gujarat.
  • It will be an international tourist destination through which the maritime heritage of India from ancient to modern times will be showcased.
  • It will be given an edutainment approach by the use of the latest technology in order to spread awareness about India’s maritime heritage.
  • The area of around 400 acres will be accommodated by NMHC.
  • The NMHC will be comprised of various unique structures like National Maritime Heritage Museum, Light House Museum, Heritage Theme Park, Museum Themed Hotels & Maritime themed eco-resorts, Maritime Institute.
  • Thus it will recreate the ancient Lothal city, which is one of the prominent city of the Indus Valley Civilization dating to 2400BC.
  • Both the ministries will support each other to develop NMHC during each phase of its construction, operation, sustenance, maintenance etc.
  • The technical understanding of the design, lighting and digital technology for the NMHC will be provided by MoC.
  • The NMHC fundraising will take place through National Culture Fund (NCF). Through NCF, MoC will grant Rs 15 crore to develop NMHC.
  • MoC will also provide needed collaboration to NMHC for all maritime heritage subjects under its project 'Mausam'.
  • Static Part: 
    • Union Minister of the state for Culture: Prahlad Singh Patel
    • Union Minister of the state for Ports, Shipping and Waterways: Mansukh Mandaviya

Question: 

Q.1 Which of the following ministries signed MoU to develop cooperation in the Development of the National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) at Lothal, Gujarat?
a. Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Culture
b. Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
c. Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Education
d. Ministry of Earth Sciences and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
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