The efforts of the Government towards welfare and up liftment of the Society through its programmes shall achieve the desired goal and will succeed in protecting the interest only when the public at large is made aware and alert. For this matter the implementation of various schemes should necessarily make it clear to the incumbents the methods and procedures for acquiring the benefits under its programmes.
The Cultural wealth of our country is preserved by the people from all walks of life particularly the artists, art organizations, Libraries and the Government has taken several initiatives to improve the conditions of the artists community, efficiency of Arts Organizations and creation of required information and infrastructure. We are sure that information provided in the foregoing pages of this Website shall definitely attract the attention of the people and find them easy to approach in availing the benefits of the schemes of Directorate of Art & Culture.
The Directorate of Art and Culture deals with the preservation, promotion, development of cultural traditions and reading culture of the state through its network of institutions, Libraries, organization of programmes/activities, etc. It also initiates new schemes and its implementation. The programmes are organized for the welfare of the artists and development of art organizations by way of providing financial support. It also s and establishes proper infrastructure facilities for the artists and general public in the fields of Art and Culture. It also acts as Nodal Department for implementation of schemes of Department of Culture, Govt. of India and National Institutions/Bodies working in the field of Culture, such as Sangeet Natak Academy, Lalit Kala Academy, Center for Cultural Resources and Training, New Delhi, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi, India International Rural Cultural Centre, New Delhi, West Zone Cultural Centre, Udaipur, other Zonal cultural centers, Library institutions etc.