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  • 28 May, 2020

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Sangeet Natak Academy

Sangeet Natak Academy

The Sangeet Natak Akademi was set up in 1953 for the promotion of performing arts. The Sangeet Natak Akademi is an Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Culture.

It acts at the national level for the:

  • Promotion and growth of Indian music, dance and drama;
  • Maintenance of standards of training in the performing arts;
  • Revival, preservation, documentation and dissemination of materials as well as instruments relating to various forms of music, dance and drama.
  • Recognition of outstanding artists.

The Akademi is also responsible for the establishment and maintenance of institutions and projects of national importance in the field of performing arts.

Sangeet Natak Akademi awards

  • Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Fellowships (Akademi RatnaSadsya) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) are two awards presented annually.
  • These awards are recognised as the most coveted national honours bestowed on performing artists as well as teachers and scholars of performing arts.
  • The award will be given to the eminent persons from the field of tribal music, dance, theatre and traditional folk arts.

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