ACTIVITIES

a Assistance to Artists in indigent circumstances
b Various Awards (Ezhuthachan Puraskaram, Kathakali Puraskaram, Pallavur Appumarar Puraskaram, Raja Ravi Varma Puraskaram, Swathi Puraskaram, Chembai Puraskaram)
c Financial Assistance to the diseased and destitute Artists and Cultural Activists for urgent medical treatment
d Grant-in-aid to memorials to eminent men of Arts and Letters
e Financial Assistance to promote Dance, Drama, Music and other Art Forms and other such Cultural Institutions.
f Grant-in-aid to Jawahar Balabhavan.
g As per G.O.(MS) No. 38/07/CAD dated 21.03.2007, Government have issued orders by transferring the work of giving pension to retired employees of the various Cultural Institutions to the Directorate of Culture.
h As per G.O.(MS) No. 93/2005/CAD dated 22.12.2005, Government have ordered to give financial assistance at the rate of Rs.2000/- per month to Smt.Mary Antony, widow of  P.J. Antony famous artist.
i As per G.O.(MS) No. 7/2008/CAD dated 06.02.2008, Government have ordered to give financial assistance at the rate of Rs.2000/- per month to Smt. Bhadra, wife of  Thoppil Krishna Pillai, famous drama artist.
j As per G.O.(Rt) No. 107/09/CAD dated 17.03.2009, Government have ordered to give financial assistance at the rate of Rs.2000/- per month to Smt. Hafsa Hyderali, widow of  famous artist Kalamandalam Hyderali.
k As per G.O.(MS) No. 6/2010/CAD dated 04.02.2010, Government have ordered to give financial assistance at the rate of Rs 2000/- per month to Smt. Mala, daughter of  late famous writer and drama director Thoppil Bhasi.
l As per G.O.(MS) No. 33/2010/CAD dated 04.09.2010, Government have ordered to give financial assistance  at the rate of Rs. 2000/- per month to Smt.Bicha Baburaj, widow of   Baburaj eminent artist.
m As per G.O.(MS) No. 01//2014/CAD dated 06.01.2014, Government have ordered to give financial assistance at the rate of Rs.2000/- per month to Smt. Maneesha Marate widow of eminent artist Sarath Chandra Marate.
n As per G.O(MS) 33/2012/CAD dtd. 21.05.2012, Government have ordered to give financial assistance at the rate of Rs.2000/- per month  to Smt. Ponnammal Natarajan widow of late Changanassery Natarajan, famous drama artist .
o As per G.O(MS) 56/2012/CAD dtd. 22.09.2012, Government have ordered to give financial assistance at the rate of Rs.2000/- per month  to Smt. Parvathy Amma, widow of  Kadavalloor Aravindakshan, 
p As per G.O(MS) 11/2013/CAD dtd. 13.02.2013,  Government have ordered to give financial assistance at the rate of Rs.2000/- per month  to Smt. Vasanthi Menon daughter of late Vallathol Narayana Menon eminent poet. 

 

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The Directorate of Culture
TC.No. 24/1015, Hospital Rd,
Thycaud,
Thiruvananthapuram-14
Kerala, India.


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