About the Dept

Odisha is the bastion of rich cultural heritage with its historical monuments, archaeological sites, traditional arts, sculpture, dance and music. From the time immemorial Odisha attracts a large number of scholars, artists and tourists. The Department of Culture looks forward for the systematic and comprehensive promotion in the field of art and culture in the State and the Department aims at preserving the ancient cultural tradition and antiquities with the help of its subordinate offices and autonomous organization functioning under it.