Museum used for the public exhibition of art objects and also for the collection of artifacts will help facilitate the creative economy of Barak Valley. Setting up of a Museum at Silchar will highlight the Art and Culture of Barak Valley throughout the country. It would also help in preserving the heritage of Barak Valley. It is a long felt need of setting up of a museum at Silchar. There are many historical evidences at Barak Valley which require proper attention and restoration.
The former Vice-President of Assam University Students’ Council Rajdeep Dam wrote a letter to the concerned ministry demanding for setting up of a museum at Silchar. The concerned ministry responded to the letter dated 20-09-10, No.F.14-7/2010-M.I. At a discussion with the Honourable Vice-Chancellor Prof. Tapodhir Bhattacharjee stated that he would explore all possibilities of establishing a museum and showed deep concern about the matter. In this connection with the letter dated 20-09-10, No.F.14-7/2010-M.I receiving from the ministry of culture, the competent authority already formed a committee on 29-10-2010 with Prof. Gautam Biswas as its chairman. The University Authority responded to the matter very positively and is looking forward with it for setting up of a museum – Rajdeep Dam
Initiative By : Rajdeep Dam, Silchar, Assam