Assistance to Dance, Drama and Theatre Ensembles
In order to preserve and promote art and culture in the country, ministry of Education in 1971-72 launched the scheme – “Assistance to Dance, Drama and Theatre Ensembles. Under this scheme, assistance in the form of salary grant and production grant is given to well established voluntary cultural organizations for promoting the cultural heritage of the country.
In addition to this scheme, another scheme was introduced in 1979-80 to provide financial assistance on non-recurring basis to art projects, professional groups and individuals.
The above schemes along with other schemes has been merged and put under a new scheme/head of financial assistance for promotion of art and culture.