Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4(1) (b) (i)]
Odisha State Archives is the central repository meant for housing the non-current records of enduring value of administrative use as well as for historical research. It is the only Government Institution of State of Odisha which combines in it both administrative and cultural functions and caters to the requirements of the administrators as well as researchers. In the year 1947 this institution was established along with the State Museum and State Archaeology at Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. As an independent institution the origin of State Archives goes back to the year 1960. Presently it functions under the administrative control of the Department of Tourism & Culture (Culture), Government of Odisha. The main functions of Odisha State Archives are the collection, preservation, and management of records.
Department at a Glance
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