Business Standard (India): Government to create database of artists, art forms

Business Standard (India): Government to create database of artists, art forms. “The government’s project of creating a database of artists and art forms spread over six lakh villages in the country will begin soon, a minister said on Thursday…. The minister explained that this mission would focus on data mapping, demography building, formalising processes and bringing the cultural activities under one web-based umbrella for better results.”