New Delhi: The members of Art and Cultural Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce under the Chairmanship of Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios met the Union Minister for Culture and Environment Dr. Mahesh Sharma at Ministry.
“There is a urgent need for developing art and culture infrastructure to fuel growth and develop India as a ‘soft power,” said Dr. Mahesh Sharma Union Minister of State Ministry of Culture and Environment. He said that the “Government of India’s initiative for cultural mapping of India would bring art and culture repositories on a common platform through an e-portal, thus promoting India”s visual arts. About 1 crore people are already registered on the portal and we expect 4 crore artists to register themselves”.
“We are keen in inviting the Minister to present the newly constituted appreciation awards by PHDCCI to encourage and motivate the artists who have done well in these recent years. We are also looking for guidance as how we can support the Government in their day to day affairs,” said Sandeep Marwah talking to the press.
“It is also a wonderful opportunity to discuss with the minister on the forth-coming conference on environment. We believe in presenting only plant,” said Anil Khaitan President of PHDCCI. Saurabh Sanyal Secretary General and Bhawana Singh Joint Secretary PHD were also present there.