Schemes

    1. Financial Assistance to eminent men of art and letters in indigent circumstances
      Monthly financial assistance of Rs. 1500/- is provided as kalakara pension for more than 2900/- beneficiaries.

      Criteria
      1. Eminent men of art and letters above the age of 50 and whose annual income is below Rs. 100000/- can apply for kalakara pension.
      2. Income certificate from village officer, age certificate duly attested by a gazetted officer, certificate of art performance are to be enclosed with the application.
      3. Applications for kalakara pension should be submitted to the concerned akademies and pension will be sanctioned by government after scrutiny of the applications.
    2. Financial Assistance to Smt.Mary Antony, widow of  P.J.Antony:
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs. 4000/- per month to Smt. Mary Antony, widow of famous artist P.J.Antony being financial assistance. 
    3. Financial Assistance to Smt. Bhadra, widow of  Thoppil Krishnapillai:
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs.4000/- per month to Smt. Bhadra, widow of famous drama artist Thoppil Krishnapillai being financial assistance.
    4. Financial Assistance to Smt.Hafsa Hyderali, widow of  Hyderali:
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs. 4000/- per month to Smt. Hafsa Hyderali, widow of famous Kathakali artist Hyderali being financial assistance.
    5. Financial Assistance to Smt.Mala, daughter of  Thoppil Bhasi:
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs. 4000/- per month to Smt.Mala, daughter of famous drama artist Thoppil Bhasi being financial assistance.
    6. Financial Assistance to Smt.Bicha Baburaj, widow of  Baburaj:
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs.4000/- to Smt.Bicha Baburaj, widow of famous music director Baburaj being financial assistance.
    7. Financial Assistance to Smt. Maneesha Marate, widow of Sarath Chandra Marate, eminent artist
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs. 4000/- to Smt. Maneesha Marate, Widow of eminent artist Sarath Chandra Marate  being financial assistance.
    8. Financial Assistance to Smt.Ponnammal Natarajan widow of  Changanassery Natarajan
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs.4000/- to Smt.Ponnammal Natarajan, widow of famous drama artist Changanassery Natarajan being financial assistance.
    9. Financial Assistance to Smt. Parvathy Amma, widow of  Kadavalloor Aravindakshan.
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs.4000/- to Smt. Parvathy Amma, widow of famous “Madhalam” artist Kadavallor Aravindakshan being financial assistance.
    10. Financial Assistance to Smt.Vasanthi Menon, daughter of  Vallathol Narayana Menon, eminent poet 
      The Directorate of Culture gives Rs. 5000/- to Smt.Vasanthi Menon, daughter of famous poet Vallathol Narayana Menon being financial assistance.                    
    11. .Financial Assistance to Smt. Sudha Dathan, widow of R.D Dathan                                                                                   The Directorate of Culture gives Rs. 4000/- to Smt. Sudha Dathan, widow of R.D Dathan  being financial assistance.

 

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


0471 - 2328193, 2328351.
   
   

 

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