| 27 Jul 2021
Preservation of music supported by organisations under Culture Ministry

NEW DELHI: Autonomous organizations like Sangeet Natak Akademi and Kalakshetra Foundation under the Ministry has been taking various steps to promote Indian music and dance forms.

The Sangeet Natak Akademi promotes Indian music and dance forms through Training and Programme support; Grants to institutions/individuals; Festivals, workshops and exhibitions; Awards and honours; and Training and preservation of traditional performing arts.

Kalakshetra Foundation at Chennai runs a college - Rukmini Devi College of Fine Arts for providing art education in Bharatnatyam and Carnatic Music.

Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma told Parliament that apart from this, the Ministry promotes Indian music and dance forms through its various schemes.