Guwahati: Assam Minister for Archaeological matter Keshab Mahanta announced that a world-class museum will be set up in Sivasagar for the preservation and beautification of the archaeological sites of the district.
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal confirmed the same via Twitter, “The Assam Heritage Bill was passed to protect our state’s rich heritages. Moeover, a world class musuem will be established in iconic site Sivasagar.”
While attending the World Heritage Week 2020 at Sivasagar, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the Central government has reserved Sivasagar as one of the five iconic sites in the country and therefore, taken several steps for the protection, preservation and beautification of the historical monuments of the districts.
The Central Government has sanctioned Rs 3,500 crore for the preservation and beautification of the cultural heritage apart from declaring Sivasagar as iconic sites along with other four other sites.