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“We should leave our cultural and historical treasure of archives for our posterity as an asset not as a liability and therefore it should be handed over to the right agency where it can be preserved for the use of posterity.”
- Smt. Uma Dwivedi, Director, Uttar Pradesh State Archives

Shri. Mukesh Kumar Meshram IAS, Principle Secretary,
Depatment of Culture,
Government of Uttar Pradesh
Shri. Shishir IAS, Director,
Directorate of Culture,
Government of Uttar Pradesh
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News & Events

  • Financial Year 2019-20
  • On the occasion of 'International Ramayana Festival- 2019', the exhibition on 'Urdu evam Pharsi Granthon me Ram Katha ka Chitran' was organized by the U. P. State Archives, Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Natak Akademi, GomtiNagar, Lucknow.
  • The Archival Exhibition on "First Organized Anti Colonial Movement of 1857 and National Movement" was inaugurated on 2 nd September, 2019 under the joint aegis of Regional Archives, Prayagraj and Medieval and Modern History Department, Allahabad University, Prayagraj.
  • On November 6, 2019 the students of Jagat Taran women's college, Prayagraj visited the Rajkiya Pandulipi Pustkalya, Prayagraj. On this occasion, they were provided information about 'Importance of manuscripts in Historical and literary research' and original manuscripts were also displayed under 'Heritage Darshan Programme'.
  • On the occasion of 'World Heritage Week' An exhibition of rare manuscripts was organized by the Rajkiya Pandulipi Pustkalya, Prayagraj on 22 November, 2019 at the Parini Auditorium of Arya Kanya Degree College, Prayagraj. Exhibiton was inaugurated by the Chairman of Higher Education Commission. Head of the Sanskrit Department, Head of Arabi and Persian Department, as a special guest Allahabad University, Prayagraj and Mr. Uday Shankar Dubey, keynote speaker etc were given pithy lecture on this subject. Original manuscripts and their Paintings were displayed in this exhibition.
  • On the closing ceremony of 'World Heritage Week' Students of Ishwar Sharan Degree College made an educational visit to the Rajkiya Pandulipi Pustkalya, Prayagraj on 25 th November 2019 On this occasion they were provided information about 'Importance of manuscripts in Historical and literary research' and Original manuscripts were also displayed under 'Heritage Darshan Programme'.
  • An Archival exhibition 'Kakori Ke Shaheed' was organized on 19 th December, 2019 at Bajnagar, Hardoi Road, Lucknow by U.P. State Archives, Lucknow.
  • An Archival Exhibiton on 'Uttar Pradesh Ki Sanrachna' was organized from 24 th to 26 th January, 2020 on the occasion of 'Uttar Pradesh Diwas' by U. P. State Archives, Lucknow at Awadh Shilp Graam, Lucknow. The exhibition was inaugurated by Honourable Chief Minister Mr. Yogi Aditynath Ji.
  • Research Work
    Archival Records were Provided to 184 research scholars hailed from country and abroad. Research work was done on 19 different subjects.
  • Digitization
    Digitization of historical records preserved in U.P. State Archives was done by National Informatics Center, Lucknow. 4,72,916 PDF of various departments (Revenue, Tehrigarwal, Almora Collectorate etc) and Meta data of 910 files were examined.
  • Transfer of Records
    15 files of historical importance were transferred from District Magistrate office Pratapgarh by Regional Archives, Prayagraj on 26 th July, 2019.
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