Art projects of the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre EZCC – Kolkata

Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata [EZCC], an autonomous body, under Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India primarily engaged in promoting, strengthening and propagating the extremely rich folk and rural cultural traditions of the nation, is also implementing a Project sanctioned by the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India under the SGSY (Special Project) Scheme for revival and revitalization of dying art forms of 10 backward districts of West Bengal & Orissa for sustainable livelihood of the artisans. The Project is the only one of its kind under the Special Projects of the Ministry of Rural Development using performing art and visual art skills for attaining sustainable livelihood. The dying art forms include 12 performing arts and 3 visual arts. The project intends to benefit 4000 artisans in the two states for an additional sustainable livelihood of at least Rs.24,000/- per annum. The project period is three years and is targeted to benefit 80% artisans belonging to BPL families including about 3 to 5 percent handicapped persons and women.

Source: Easrern Zonal Cultural Centre
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Date Visited: Fri Aug 26 2011 10:05:49 GMT+0200 (CEST)

The Eastern Zonal Cultural Center (EZCC) is one of the seven such Zonal Cultural Centers set up by the Ministry of Culture with a vision to integrate the states and union territories culturally. Users can get information about the objectives, infrastructure, events, revival projects, etc. Details about the member states and their activities to enhance the cultural integrity are also available. Information on ongoing schemes like Guru Shishya Parampara, Theater Rejuvenation, Prativa Utsav, etc. is given. Details related to east- zone heritage (product & paintings) and various workshops such as Summer Workshops for Children, Workshops on Non Performing Art Forms, etc. are given. Access links of other six zonal cultural centres.

Source: Official website of Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre | National Portal of India
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Date Visited: Mon Mar 03 2014 17:04:43 GMT+0100 (CET)

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