Budget 2020 – Heritage Division gets Rs 194.7 million

Islamabad – Public Sector Development Program (PSDP): National History and Literary Heritage Division has received Rs 194.740 million for the upgradation and digitization of various cultural departments working for adequate projection of arts and culture in the country under 2020-21 . .

According to the budget document, the federal government has allocated 184.740 million for the ongoing schemes and Rs 10 million for the new schemes of the division.

Amid the ongoing plans, Rs. 24 million for the construction of auditorium in Pakistan Academy’s letter (PAL) in Islamabad, office building, conference hall, guest house, committee room and library in PAL Provincial Office Peshawar for Rs. 30 million rupees for digitization of rare books and a collection of manuscripts from the National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad.

An amount of 4.520 million and 20 million rupees are specified for the establishment of Digitalized Archive Library and National Film Academy respectively, while allocating Rs 7.700 crore for mapping historical and religious sites in Pakistan and Rs 5.644 million for preservation Let’s go. , Restoration and presentation of Rawat Fort, Islamabad.

With an aim to produce good theater and film content in the country, the government has allocated Rs 42.024 crore for upgrading the film projection, lighting and sound system set up at the PNCA auditorium, Islamabad and Rs 25.5 million for upliftment. Lok Virsa campus in a professional and gender-friendly safe space.

The government has also placed Rs 10 million for the construction of a regional office of the Pakistan Academy of Letters in Quetta.

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