Lalit Kala Akademi celebrates 65th Foundation Day

  1. Ministry of Culture has organized an event to celebrate the 65th Foundation Day of Lalit Kala Akademi.
  2. Union Minister of Culture has said that ministry is starting the cultural mapping of the country which will be completed in a speedy manner.
  3. The Lalit Kala Akademi or National Academy of Art is India’s national academy of fine arts.
  4. It is an autonomous organisation established in New Delhi in 1954 by Government of India to promote and propagate understanding of Indian art,in and outside the country.
  5. The Akademi also provides scholarships and fellow program and sponsors and organises exhibitions in India and overseas.It also publishes a bilingual journal.