Guru Shishya Parampara Scheme

Guru Shishya Parampara Scheme was introduced in 2003-04 with a view to promote development of new talents in the field of music and dance, folk and tribal art forms, under the able guidance of Gurus.

About the Scheme

The traditional Guru-Shishya Parampara in the Indian Culture and Religion is the succession of teachers and disciples through the tradition of spiritual relationship and mentoring. Through this tradition teachings and knowledge of a Guru will be transferred to disciple.

The ministry of Culture with the aim of preserving the Guru-Shishya parampara tradition and promoting talents in the field of music and drama and other art forms introduced the Guru Shishya Parampara scheme in 2003-04. As per the scheme, great masters in the field of Music and Dance, folk and tribal art forms will be identified in each zonal cultural centres and pupil will be assigned to them. Financial assistance and Scholarship will be given by the government, encouraging the systematic learning of different art forms.

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