Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) is a nationwide not-for-profit membership organization set up in 1984. It is a registered society with its head office at Delhi. The affairs of INTACH are run by a governing council and an executive committee. In each state the activities are run by a state chapter which is headed by a convener.
INTACH J&K Chapter renders services to specific aspects of cultural heritage, conservation initiatives and management of urban renewal in the J&K State. The services provided are advocacy, consultancy, documentation and implementation of projects in the following broad categories;
• Architectural Heritage
• Natural heritage
• Material heritage
• Intangible cultural heritage
• Heritage education, communication
• Heritage Tourism
• Urban renewal
• Advising the governments in the states and at national level for enacting heritage regulations for the cities and Municipalities, rules, laws and policies for conservation of cultural heritage.
For more information on Preamble and the Charters which are the bedrock of INTACH, please visit www.intach.org