The Ministry of Culture has partnered with the Common Services Centres (CSC), under the Ministry of Electronics & IT (MEITY).
The survey seeks to document the cultural identity at the village level by involving citizens to share what makes their village, block, or district unique. The entire exercise is expected to be completed by mid-2022.
Under the survey, a CSC Village Level Entrepreneur called VLEs will conduct meetings with citizens at the villages and then upload interesting facts about their village, its places of interest, customs and traditions, famous personalities, festivals and beliefs, art and culture, etc., on to the application. VLEs will also upload photos and videos regarding these aspects of the application.
Village level Cultural asset mapping shall be undertaken through Field Surveys involving Respondents.CSC Village level Entrepreneurs (VLE) shall be deployed for the same across all villages in the country.