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Scheme of Building Grants, including Studio Theatres

Applications are invited from voluntary cultural organizations and government-aided cultural organizations for assistance under the modified building grants scheme, reintroduced on 07.01.2011, as the “Scheme of Building Grants, including Studio Theatres”. ‘Studio Theatre’ is a new component that has just been introduced, under which small spaces for theatre and other performing arts could be created, with 60% government assistance (going upto ~ 50 lakhs in Metro Cities and ~ 25 lakhs in others).
Details of the scheme and instructions for applicant organizations can be viewed at the website of the Ministry of Culture: All applications should be addressed to “Section Officer (Performing Arts),
Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Central Secretariat Library (Ground Floor), Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi-11 0115”, and should be sent alongwith complete enclosures by Speed Post or Registered Post only. “Application
under the Scheme of Building Grants, including Studio Theatres” should be clearly superscribed on the envelope. For any clarifications, Ms Anita Sinha, Director (P. Arts) may be contacted at Telephone No. 011-23381431, or e-
There is no last date to apply, this invitation for applications shall remain open throughout the year 2010-11 and also 2011-12 until issue of afresh invitation. Applications, duly filled in and supported by all the required documents, would be taken up in batches for consideration by the Expert Committee periodically, say, once a quarter. Incomplete applications will not be entertained.


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