Oct. 17, 2020

Culture Ministry has issued guidelines for holding cultural events in Virtual mode under various scheme components of Central Sector Scheme ‘Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana’ (KSVY).


  • 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.

  • Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY) is an umbrella scheme under Ministry of Culture for the promotion of art and culture in the country.

  • KSVY has the following sub-schemes through which financial assistance is provided to cultural organizations:
    • 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.

Source : PIB