Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY) | UPSC

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Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY) | UPSC

Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY) | UPSC

      HEADLINES:

Culture Ministry issues guidelines for holding cultural events/activities in Virtual / Online mode under various scheme components of – ‘Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana’ (KSVY)

      WHY IN NEWS:

The guidelines will enable artists to avail benefits under these schemes in virtual mode also  and will ensure continued financial assistance to tide over the present crisis.

MINISTRY? :-Ministry of Culture
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 3: Scheme

      LEARNING: 

For PRELIMS we have mentioned both the scheme and its sub-components . Take a note of each sub scheme . They are highly volatile .

For MAINS Apart from financial assistance what are essential criteria’s to boost artisan’s income ?

      ISSUE: 

The Covid outbreak has had a substantial impact on the Performing Arts & Cultural sector with in-person exhibitions, events, and performances either cancelled or postponed.

KALA SANSKRITI VIKAS YOJANA (KSVY)

  • Ministry of Culture (Performing Arts Bureau) implements many schemes under its Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY).

In these schemes the grants are sanctioned/approved for holding programs/activities which involve large audience.

AIM

  • The aim is to bring all schemes under an umbrella scheme of KSVY.
  • The objective is to promote and disseminate the art & culture of the country by providing financial support to drama/theatre groups/dance groups/ music ensembles/ folk theatre & music and other genres of performing art activities. 

IMPLEMENTATION

It is a Central Sector Scheme . Purely funded by Government of India.

SUB-SCHEMES

KSVY has the following sub-schemes through which financial assistance is provided to cultural organizations:
  1. Scheme of Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art and Culture.
  2. Scheme of Financial Assistance for Creation of Cultural Infrastructure.
  3. Scheme for Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
The first two sub-schemes mentioned above have the following further sub-components:

1. SCHEME OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PROMOTION OF ART AND CULTURE:

The scheme consists of five components.
(i) REPERTORY GRANT 
  • The objective of Repertory Grant Scheme Component is to provide financial support for all genres of performing arts .

Activities like dramatic groups, theatre groups etc. and imparting training of artists by their respective Guru on regular basis in line with Guru Shishya Parampara.

  • Amount of Assistance – Guru Rs.10000/- & Shishya – Rs.1000-6000/-
(ii) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS WITH NATIONAL PRESENCE 
  • The objective of this scheme component of National Presence is to provide support for cultural activities at Large scale on National / International level.
  • Amount of Assistance – Maximum Grant Rs. 2.0 crores (Rs. 5.0 crores under exceptional/ deserving cases).
(iii) CULTURAL FUNCTION & PRODUCTION GRANT (CFPG)

The objective of this scheme component is to provide financial support to NGOs/ Societies/ Trusts/ Universities etc.

  • This will be used for Seminars, Conference, Research, Workshops, Festivals, Exhibitions, Symposia, Production of Dance, Drama-Theatre, Music etc.
  • The maximum grants provided under CFPG is Rs. 5.00 Lakh (Rs. 20 Lakh under exceptional circumstances)
(iv) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE PRESERVATION & DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE HIMALAYAS

The objective of this scheme component is to promote and preserve the cultural heritage of the Himalayas.

  • This is through research, training and dissemination through audio visual programmes.
  • The financial support is provided to the organizations in the States falling under the Himalayan Region i.e. Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The quantum of funding is Rs. 10.00 lakhs per year for an organization which can be increased to Rs. 30.00 lakhs in exceptional cases. 
(v) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE PRESERVATION & DEVELOPMENT OF BUDDHIST/TIBETAN ORGANIZATION
  • Under this scheme component financial assistance is provided to the voluntary Buddhist/Tibetan organizations .

This will include Monasteries engaged in development of Buddhist/Tibetan Cultural and tradition and research in related fields.

  • The quantum of funding under scheme component is Rs. 30.00 lakhs per year for an organization which can be increased to Rs. 1.00 crore in exceptional cases.

2. SCHEME OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR CREATION OF CULTURAL INFRASTRUCTURE

(i) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR BUILDING GRANTS INCLUDING STUDIO THEATRES
  • The objective of the Building Grant Scheme component is to provide financial support to NGO, Trust, Societies, Govt. Sponsored bodies, University, College etc.
  • This is for creation of Cultural infrastructure and provision of facilities like electrical, air conditioning etc.

The scheme component also provides support for purchase of musical equipment, costumes, AV equipment, furniture etc.

  • Under this scheme component, the maximum amount of grant is up to Rs. 50 lakhs in metro cities and up to Rs. 25 lakhs in non- metro cities.
(ii) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR ALLIED CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
  • The objective of sub-component is to provide financial assistance to all eligible organizations for creation of assets for allied cultural activities to give firsthand experience of live performances .

Grants will be given to projects for procurement of audio-video equipment etc.
 

  • Maximum assistance under the scheme component will be as under:- (i) Audio: Rs.1.00 crore; (ii) Audio+Video: Rs. 1.50 crore.
(iii) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR TAGORE CULTURAL COMPLEXES(TCC)
  • The aim of the scheme component is to provide financial support to reputed not-for-profit organizations etc.

The Scheme component supports for restoration, renovation, extension, alteration, up-gradation of existing cultural facilities (Rabindra Bhawans, Rangshalas) etc.

  • Under this scheme component, grant of up to Rs. 15.00 crore (Rs. 50 crore under exceptional Circumstances).

3. SCHEME FOR SAFEGUARDING THE INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE

  • This scheme was launched by the Ministry of Culture in 2013.
  • This is for safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage and diverse cultural traditions of the country .

The objective is to reinvigorating and revitalizing various institutions, groups, NGOs, etc.

  • Such that they may engage in activities/projects for strengthening, protecting, preserving and promoting the rich intangible cultural heritage of India.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

  • The Scheme has resulted in increased income and employment opportunities.
  • It has encouraged participation of tribes and lower sections of society living in remote areas.
     SOURCES:THE HINDU & PIB | Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY) | UPSC

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