This scheme seeks to give financial assistance to young artists of outstanding promise for advanced training within India.
400 scholarships to be awarded
Monetary support to the young artistes
Throughout the year
c). Scheme for Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research
(erstwhile Flexible Engagements in Knowledge Institutions)
It envisages lateral movement of scholars/academicians into the institutions to take up projects and research work related to main objective of the institutions and enriches them with a new creative edge.
15 Tagore fellows to be awarded and 25 Tagore national research scholarship to be awarded.
It is highly prestigious national level scheme. The scheme would involve scholars of high standing in research projects in the field of Culture.
To provide financial assistance to artists whose contribution in the field of art has been of great significance and who have attained an age of 58 years and above and are in indigent circumstances.
Medical support to ailing artists.
3378 artists will be provided assistance under this pension scheme.
Financial assistance will be given to renowned artists for their medical and other purposes.
Financial support to renowned artists who have attained an age of 58 years and above and are in indigent circumstances.
To provide medical support to ailing artists for their welfare.
Throughout the year
This scheme is considered for merger with scheme mentioned at No (i)..\
Delegation under Cultural Exchange Programme
Promotion of Cultural relations with other countries of the world on the reciprocal basis.
The main purpose of this fund is to host cultural visits by foreign dignitaries organize meetings/conferences under the cultural agreements. During the year 2013-14, new CEPs will be signed/ executed under the Cultural Agreement with various countries. And organize meetings/ conferences under the Cultural Agreement.
Formulating strategic approaches through specific sectoral interventions in the form of CEPs.
Cultural visits/meetings/conferences with the foreign countries are organized in consultation with the Ministry of External Affairs.
Financial Assistance for the Preservation and Development of Buddhist/ Tibetan Organizations
To promote and propagate the scientific development of Buddhist/ Tibetan culture and Art.
Depending upon the receipt of eligible applications and subject to recommendation of the Expert Advisory Committee.
-MoC advertises in the leading newspapers requesting for the eligible organizations to apply under the Buddhist Scheme duly recommended and forwarded by the State Government. On receipt of the applications, this Ministry places the same before the Expert Advisory Committee for their recommendations
Preservation and development of Buddhist/Tibetan Art and Culture.
The number of proposals to be approved by the Expert Committee will depend upon the quality of the project and capability of the organizations.
Scheme of Centenary/ Anniversary Celebration
To provide financial assistance to voluntary Organizations for celebration of centenary/anniversary of important personalities and events.
Number of voluntary organization identified for financial assistance for celebration of centenary/ anniversary of important personalities and events.
Creating awareness about the contribution of eminent personalities in respective fields.
150th Birth Celebration of Swami Vivekananada
For objectives of the commemoration programmes.
*Plan provision included under Centenaries and Anniversary Scheme indicated at Sl. No. 15.4 (a)
The results of bulk of the Projects taken up will be intangible which cannot be measured in physical terms. The effect of these programmes is in character building of the youth and in awakening them to work towards nation building. This can only be felt in the long run. Only those projects which are taken up to facilitate propagating the teachings and message of Swami Vivekananda such as making a film, building of exhibition halls, schools, improving infra- structure in hospitals , holding conferences etc. will be of tangible nature which can be measured in physical terms. But these will be secondary achievements yet to take off and are subservient to the main objective of building up the character of the youth of the country.
The programmes/ projects which are approved by the NIC are being taken up for implementation. Only those projects which are taken up for propagating the teachings and message of Swami Vivekananda such as making films, building of exhibition halls, building of schools, improving of infra- structure facilities in hospitals etc. will be taken up.
Completion of the Projects
depends on the availability of funds. However the endeavour will be to complete these projects in 2013-14 and 2041-15.
Due to budgetary constraints Implementation and funding of the proposals will carry over to 2014-15.
150th Birth Celebration of Guru Rabindranath Tagore
To commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Guru Rabindra Nath Tagore in a befitting manner and to spread his works to the people.
The proposal that were approved by the NIC are being taken up in 2012-13 and 2013-14. Funding will be provided as approved for such proposals.
The approved proposals will be completed.
It is expected that the proposals implementations will be completed in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
Plan provision included under Centenaries and Anniversary Scheme indicated at Sl. No. 15.4 (a)
Scheme for financial assistance to Voluntary Organization for Development of Memorials *
To provide financial assistance for Development and Maintenance of National Memorials
Number of voluntary organization identified for development and maintenance of national memorials.
Maintenance of cultural heritage in the form of national memorials of national personalities.
To preserve and promote the Buddhist cultural heritage of India.
Apart from academic courses being run by the institute, it will also continue to construct directors residence, type-III residential blocks. Library for the institute and infrastructure development of old CIHCS Campus.
Study and research in different branches of Buddhist Philosophical and cultural studies. To provide additional facilities of library and residential facilities for the students undergoing studies at the institute.
Through out the year
Normally, non plan grant is used for administrative and establishment expenses.