Minister of State for Culture (I/c) Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi is set to launch four new departments; (i) Archaeology, (ii) Palaeography/Numismatics, (iii) Structural Conservation and (iv) Heritage and Tourism Management have also been approved and efforts are being made to set up these four departments to start the courses as soon as possible.
The new campus of the NMI is coming up in Sector 62, Noida and is expected to be inaugurated in the end of November, 2018.
In addition to these regular courses, NMI also conducts short term courses of five months duration i.e . Art Appreciation and Bhartiya Kalanidhi.
This Institute is a unique institution which imparts higher research education in the streams which are related to the heritage of the country.
It has signed MOUs with various educational institutions and museums outside and within the ountry to provide them expertise in the setting of museums, conservation work of the artefacts