IIH to provide higher education, foster research on India's heritage, conservation: Govt

Updated: Feb 2 2023 9:33PM

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) The government has decided to set up the Indian Institute of Heritage in Uttar Pradesh's Noida which will provide higher education and research on country's heritage and conservation, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Union Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy was asked whether the government is establishing new central universities of culture in the country, to which he replied, "no" in a written response.

"However, the government has decided to set up 'Indian Institute of Heritage' (IIH) as a deemed to be university as per UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2019 at Noida, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh.