Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY) | UPSC
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.
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 3: Scheme
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 ?
KALA SANSKRITI VIKAS YOJANA (KSVY)
- Ministry of Culture (Performing Arts Bureau) implements many schemes under its Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY).
- 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.
- Scheme of Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art and Culture.
- Scheme of Financial Assistance for Creation of Cultural Infrastructure.
- Scheme for Safeguarding the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
1. SCHEME OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PROMOTION OF ART AND CULTURE:
- The objective of Repertory Grant Scheme Component is to provide financial support for all genres of performing arts .
- Amount of Assistance – Guru Rs.10000/- & Shishya – Rs.1000-6000/-
- 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).
- 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)
- 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.
- Under this scheme component financial assistance is provided to the voluntary Buddhist/Tibetan organizations .
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 .
- Maximum assistance under the scheme component will be as under:- (i) Audio: Rs.1.00 crore; (ii) Audio+Video: Rs. 1.50 crore.
- The aim of the scheme component is to provide financial support to reputed not-for-profit organizations 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 .
- Such that they may engage in activities/projects for strengthening, protecting, preserving and promoting the rich intangible cultural heritage of India.
- 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.