24 artistes selected for Talented Artistes Award for the year 2021-2022
A meeting of the Selection Committee of Young Talented Artistes Award was held recently for selection of artistes for awards for the year 2021-2022.
GUWAHATI: A meeting of the Selection Committee of Young Talented Artistes Award was held recently for selection of artistes for awards for the year 2021-2022. The meeting was chaired by N.Tiken Singh, Director, Progressive Artiste Laboratory (PAL),Manipur.
The Young Talented Artistes Award Scheme was introduced by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, in the financial year 2003-2004, to encourage and recognize young talents in various fields of folk art in the age group of 18 to 30 years. Invitation of application is published in print and social media. Theapplications received at the North East Zone Cultural Centre forwarded/recommended by the respective state's Department of Art & Culture are placed before the Panel of Expert Committee for Selection. The award consists of Rs 20,000 and a certificate. The awards will be distributed to the awardees at a special award ceremony.
The NEZCC received 73 applications from the member states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.After thorough scrutiny of all applications, the Committee selected 24 talented artistes for awards for the year 2021-22, stated a press release.