Language, Literature and Culture Minister Jyotiprakash Panigrahi on Wednesday advised District Culture Officers to adhere to 5T principles in implementation of various schemes and programmes of the department.
Chairing a review meeting, the Minister asked the officers and the office bearers of the Zilla Kala Sanskruti Sanghas (ZKSSs) to be techno-savvy to promote the rich heritage and culture of Odisha.
Stating that special emphasis has been given to protect the heritage sites, Panigrahi stressed on oragnising a training workshop for Culture Officers to develop their professional skill and behavioral motivation.
Discussions were held on revival of Bhagabata Tungis, progress of Mukhyamantri Kalakar Sahayata Yojana (Financial Assistance to the Artists) and activities of Block and Zilla Kala Sanskruti Sanghas (BKSS and ZKSS). Besides, various activities mooted for celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi were also discussed.
Principal Secretary Manoranjan, Director Bijay Nayak and other senior officers were present.