Port Blair, May 26: As informed by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region, Govt. of India, Museum Grant Scheme is being run by the Ministry, under which Central / State Governments and Public Sector Undertakings, Societies / Autonomous Bodies, Local Bodies and Trusts are given assistance for establishment of new museums / development of existing museums. For this, financial assistance is provided at the Regional, State and District levels.

All Govt. and private institutions registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 are eligible to receive the Grant. Interested Museums and Societies can check the information in the website www.indiaculture.gov.in and if interested may apply for the Museum Grant Scheme.