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'Art from Waste'- 'Sculpture from Scrap' exhibition starts in New Delhi

Utkarsh Classes 30-10-2023
'Art from Waste'- 'Sculpture from Scrap' exhibition starts in New Delhi Art and Culture 6 min read

Union Minister of State for Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal inaugurated the exhibition 'Art from Waste' - 'Sculpture from Scrap' in New Delhi on 29 October 2023. This exhibition will continue till 31 October 2023 and will be open to the public.

  • As a part of the Special Campaign 3.0, the Ministry of Culture has organized the exhibition 'Art from Waste' - 'Sculpture from Scrap' at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
  • It showcased the best creative initiatives of various organizations of the Ministry of Culture.
  • On this occasion, Delhi based organizations of the Union Ministry of Culture and North East Regional Cultural Center (NEZCC) have  participated in the exhibition, while other organizations based outside Delhi also have organized the exhibition in their respective offices.
  • Taking forward the Prime Minister's vision of Swachh Bharat, the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region is committed to maintaining cleanliness, reducing pendency in governance and promoting public participation.

'Art from Waste' - 'Sculpture from Scraps':

  • The ‘waste-to-art’ movement is a global phenomenon that has emerged as a response to growing environmental concerns and the need for sustainable waste management. It involves reusing discarded materials and discarded objects into artistic creations, promoting both environmental awareness and creativity.
  • Under Art from Waste, various forms of art are created using different types of waste materials.
  • For example, ‘Waste-to-Art G20 Park’ Ahead of the G20 Summit in New Delhi, several artworks had been created for the Waste-to-Art Park from scrap metal obtained from dismantled vehicles and machinery.
  • The artistic sculptures representing birds and animals native to the G20 member countries had been skillfully crafted using recycled scrap metal obtained from construction sites and abandoned automobile depots.

Waste-to-Art Park inspired by Mission LiFE:- 

  • This project has been conceptualized keeping in mind the Prime Minister's resolve of Mission Life – Easing the lives of citizens, adopting Lifestyle for the Environment (LiFE), city cleanliness to ensure and enhance citizen’s participation.

Waste-to-Art Park:

  • New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) launched a waste-to-art park at Kautilya Marg in Chanakyapuri, with a theme based on the G20 summit on 5 September 2023.
  • The sculptures depicting birds and animals from G20 member countries were made from scrap metal salvaged from construction sites and automobile waste dumps.
  • Under this, various metal-made sculptures adorning the park include the Feathered View of India, Peacock, American Bison, Majestic Brazilian Jaguar, Saudi Arabian Camel, Korean Magpie, Australian Kangaroo, Russian Brown Bear and the exotic Indonesian Komodo Dragon.

Special Operations 3.0

  • This is the next part of Special Campaign 2.0 which started on October 02, 2022 and ran from November 2022 to August 2023.
  • To effectuate good governance and promote cleanliness, the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region joined the Special Campaign 2.0 launched by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, with focus on institutionalizing office cleanliness and reducing pendency in governance. 
  • Taking forward this campaign of the Government of India, the Ministry is currently preparing to reach the pinnacle of its 10 year commitment for Swachh Bharat and launched cleanliness based initiatives under Special Mission 3.0 in October 2023.
  • During Special Drive 2.0, the focus was on the Ministry's regional offices at various locations in the North-Eastern States.
  • The cleanliness drive was conducted at 34 identified sites including the offices of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, NEC, NEDFI, NEHHDC, NERAMAC and NECBDC.

 

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Answer:- Union Minister of State for Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal inaugurated the exhibition 'Art from Waste' - 'Sculpture from Scrap' in New Delhi on 29 October 2023.

Answer:- New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) launched a waste-to-art park at Kautilya Marg in Chanakyapuri, with the theme based on the G20 summit on 5 September 2023.

Answer: - Union Ministry of State for Culture, Government of India.
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