To commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, the Government of India has started celebrations to pay homage to the great poet-philosopher. The National Commemoration will include projects, schemes and events undertaken by the Ministry of Culture directly or through its autonomous/associated organisations.

A National Committee under the chairmanship of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh has been set up with the mandate to frame policies and lay down guidelines for the celebrations during 2010-2012.

A National Implementation Committee, under the chairmanship of Hon’ble Finance Minister has been constituted to finalise the programmes and events for the National Commemoration.

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