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National Archives Department Under the aegis of Ministry of Arts and Cultural Heritage


The objectives of the National Archives are:

  • Preserve the collective memory of the nation; 
  • Promote an awareness of this collective memory for the purpose of research; 
  • Produce and publish documentary materials for educational purposes and for the public at large; 
  • Release after a given period official records for public research; 
  • Provide effective and efficient services to its users;
  • ​Control public archives lying in other repositories and advise on the ways they should be preserved.