Government has decided to constitute a subcommittee of experts to work towards a draft National Conservation Policy. Chairing the meeting of the National Empowered Committee (NEC) of the National Mission of Manuscripts (NMM) here, Minister of Culture Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch lauded the performance and work of the NMM. She said there is a need to provide training to people in the preservation and conservation of documents and manuscripts of historical and archival value. She said both the National Archives of India and National Manuscript Mission may work in close coordination to attract talent towards manuscripts conservation work.
The 13-member NEC is the highest policy making body of the NMM.
The Minister assured the members of the committee to consider the proposal of the experts to review the status of the NMM at an appropriate time.