Mission & Vision, Aims, Objective

MISSION:

To preserve tangible and intangible heritage of Maharashtra.

VISIONS:

To help in spreading a feeling of national pride in our documentary cultural heritage and ensuring its preservation for the posterity.

AIMS:
  • Providing safe custody for the non-current records lying scattered in different Departmental, Divisional, District and other public offices..
  • Maintaining and preserving Government records and facilitating their utilization.
  • Making available official records for academic research.
  • Providing facilities for microfilming, scanning and photo-copying of records.
  • Collecting, maintaining and conserving valuable manuscripts and documents in private custody.
OBJECTIVE:
  • To carry out a survey of the records in Government Offices in Maharashtra and to prepare classified lists of the records, to advise preservation of records and to report, to the Government, cases where arrangements are unsatisfactory.
  • To arrange for the transfer of records from the various offices to the State Archives, especially in cases where the records are in danger of perishing by neglect.
  • To suggest the revision of weeding schedules for records in public offices.
  • Advise to the Government with regard to the condition on which the public may be given access to records.
  • Given suggestions to the Government for advising non-official bodies like Universities and Learned Institutions in the State about the preservation of records of historical importance and other valuable manuscripts in their possession.
  • To observe about the implement of ‘Maharashtra Public Record Act 2005 & 2007.
  • Advise the Government with regard to the condition on which the public may be given access to records.
  • To offer suggestions to the Government for advising non-official bodies like Universities and Learned Institutions in the State about the preservation of records of historical importance and other valuable manuscripts in their possession.
International Archives Day 9th June