At the National Level, the National Archives of India acts as the Secretariat of the Indian Historical Records Commission (IHRC) and National Committee of Archivists (NCA) which are providing guidance in management, administration, preservation and use of records. While the Indian Historical Records Commission which was set up in 1919, is a high-powered body headed by the the Union Minister of Tourism and Culture and comprises eminent historians administrators and archivists, the National Committee of Archivists is a professional platform of archivists from all the States. The Department is also operating two major Schemes of Financial Assistance for State Archives, Libraries, Voluntary Organisations and Individuals to facilitate proper preservation and microfilming of records.
Like wise, at the international level, liaison is being maintained with several bodies like International Council on Archives (ICA) and its South and West Asian Regional Branch (SWARBICA), Association of Commonwealth Archivists and Record Managers (ACARM), International Records Management Trust, (IRMT) etc., Apart from the above, professional experience is being shared with Archives of various other countries under the Cultural Exchange Programmes and participation in international seminars and conferences.
a. Indian Historical Records Commission (IHRC)
b. National Committee of Archivists