Manvi Seth is Dean, NMI and Professor & Head in the Department of Museology, National Museum Institute. She has been awarded two prestigious grants jointly with the School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, from the British Academy and UGC-UKIERI. She has conceptualized and coordinated research projects in the areas of Visitor Studies and Museum Education. She has a major research project ongoing on the documentation of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Ladakh and Uttar Pradesh, India. She has also been organizing Museum Education, Museum Outreach and Outreach to villages programmes. She has coordinated and conducted various international and national in-service training programmes. She is the Chair, Intangible Cultural Heritage Working Group, CIDOC.