About ICI Bhubaneshwar
Indian Conservation Institute Orissa Art Conservation Centre,
The INTACH ICI Orissa Art Conservation Centre, Bhubaneswar was established in 1995 on the premises of Orissa State Museum, Bhubaneswar with seed support from the Orissa Government and NORAD, The Norwegian Agency for Development with an objective to take up conservation of important palm leaf and paper manuscripts housed inside the Orissa State Museum and also the huge collection of manuscripts spread across the state.
The center is now recognized as a resource bank for conservation related works by Government of India, various State Governments and private agencies concerned with art conservation. It was accorded the status of center of excellence by the Orissa State Government. The center is well equipped with equipment and facilities to undertake conservation of a wide range of artifacts such as tempera and oil paintings, palm leaf and paper manuscripts, ethnographic materials, archaeological objects, wall paintings, carved and building stone.
Ms. Mallika Mitra,
Indian Conservation Institute Orissa Art Conservation Centre
State Museum Premises,
Bhubaneswar – 751 014