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राष्ट्रीय सांस्कृतिक संपदा संरक्षण अनुसंधानशाला
National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property


Shri G. Kishan Reddy
Minister of Culture

Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal
Minister of State (Culture)

Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi
Minister of State (Culture)

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The National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property (NRLC), established in 1976 under the Ministry of Culture, is the premier organization for the researches in conservation of the cultural property including monuments and sites, as well as museums, library and archive collections.

NRLC achieve its mission through scientific research, education and training, field projects, collaborations and dissemination of information via articles in journals, conferences, workshops, publications and public participations.

NRLC is well equipped with adequate infrastructure and laboratories for material analysis and testing, developing sustainable conservation solutions.

NRLC conduct research on materials composition and on art making techniques, developing methods to slowdown deterioration and prevent further damage, providing information on cause of deterioration and treatment options, devising conservation solutions and assess treatment performance of cultural materials. NRLC published about 205 research papers in peer reviewed journals of national and international repute and proceedings. NRLC has filed for two patents for its findings in 2019.

Over the years NRLC grown to 3 campuses, two at Lucknow and one at Mysore. NRLC has produced hundreds of trained (national and international) conservation professionals. In 2011, NRLC got Deposit Head, for its field projects scheme and with that NRLC has now mandate to undertake conservation works for other private & public and cultural institutions on charge basis. NRLC also completed major conservation projects and some are undergoing.

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MoU signed between Maharajadhiraj Lakshmishwar Singh Museum, Darbhanga and NRLC, Lucknow for the 'Conservation of Artifacts'.
Conservation of paintings collection of Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai

Conservation of collections of Central Museum, Nagpur

Conservation of collections of Sangli State Museum, Sangli

Conservation of archival objects of Kerala State Archives, Kerala

Conservation of Murals of historical building of Madras High Court, Chennai

Conservation of paintings of Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata

National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property
N.R.L.C. Training Institute, Sector G, Jankipuram, Lucknow - 226021
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Telephone No.: 091-(522)-2735313 (Jankipuram Campus)

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