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Central Government Disbursment Scheme (CGDS)

Ministry of Culture
DEMAND NO.19
A. The Budget allocations, net of recoveries and receipts, are given below:á
(Cost Rs. Crore)
Sr. No. Group/Sub Group/Sub Sub Group/Scheme/Sub Scheme/Programme/Sub Programme Actual 2011-2012 Budget 2012-2013 Revised 2012-2013 Budget 2013-2014
Plan Non-Plan Total Plan Non-Plan Total Plan Non-Plan Total Plan Non-Plan Total
1.00 Secretariat-Social Services 2.05 20.82 22.87 4.50 22.30 26.80 4.50 22.37 26.87 4.66 24.85 29.51
Art & Culture                        
Promotion & Dissemination of Art and Culture                        
2.00 Zonal Cultural Centres[1] 37.61 0.00 37.61 31.00 0.00 31.00 31.00 0.00 31.00 39.50 0.00 39.50
3.00 Sangeet Natak Akademi[2] 23.79 9.45 33.24 11.00 8.50 19.50 11.00 9.11 20.11 13.00 9.85 22.85
4.00 Lalit Kala Akademi[3] 7.09 6.76 13.85 7.00 7.50 14.50 7.00 8.85 15.85 8.00 9.60 17.60
5.00 Sahitya Akademi[4] 13.99 8.00 21.99 12.00 7.50 19.50 12.00 7.91 19.91 13.00 8.10 21.10
6.00 Festivals of India[5] 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.00 2.00 0.00 1.80 1.80 0.00 2.00 2.00
7.00 Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts[6] 30.00 0.00 30.00 25.00 0.00 25.00 25.00 0.00 25.00 31.63 0.00 31.63
8.00 National School of Drama[7] 26.80 9.70 36.50 15.00 8.50 23.50 15.00 8.32 23.32 16.25 9.03 25.28
9.00 National Gallery of Modern Art[8] 10.21 4.17 14.38 9.00 5.00 14.00 9.00 4.73 13.73 14.00 5.18 19.18
10.00 The Asiatic Society, Kolkata[9] 5.25 8.45 13.70 7.20 8.95 16.15 7.20 8.95 16.15 7.55 9.67 17.22
11.00 Centre for Cultural Resources and Training[10] 14.43 3.71 18.14 11.00 4.16 15.16 11.00 3.81 14.81 16.00 4.21 20.21
12.00 Dance, Drama and Theatre Ensembles[11] 35.63 0.88 36.51 37.63 1.55 39.18 37.63 1.40 39.03 0.00 0.00 0.00
13.00 Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art & Culture[12] 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 65.30 4.30 69.60
14.00 Gandhi Peace Prize[13] 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.55 1.55 0.00 1.39 1.39 0.00 1.55 1.55
15.00 National Culture Fund[14] 0.45 0.00 0.45 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.01
16.00 Centenaries/Anniversary Celebrations[15]                        
16.01 Celebration of Birth Centenary of Lal Bahadur Shastri[16] 2.00 0.00 2.00 2.00 0.01 2.01 2.00 0.01 2.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
16.02 Celebration of 150th Anniversary of First war of Independance, 1857[17] 0.50 0.35 0.85 2.00 0.20 2.20 2.00 0.18 2.18 0.00 0.00 0.00
16.03 Celebration of 2550th Anniversary of the Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha[18] 0.00 0.30 0.30 0.00 0.10 0.10 0.00 0.09 0.09 0.00 0.00 0.00
16.04 Financial Support for Khalsa Heritage Project[19] 6.00 0.00 6.00 6.00 0.00 6.00 6.00 0.00 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
16.05 Centenaries and Anniversaries Celebrations Scheme[20] 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 90.00 2.31 92.31
Total-Centenaries/Anniversary Celebrations 8.50 0.65 9.15 10.00 0.31 10.31 10.00 0.28 10.28 90.00 2.31 92.31
17.00 Others[21] 147.85 57.02 204.87 141.86 42.37 184.23 144.36 43.71 188.07 143.36 42.52 185.88
Total-Promotion & Dissemination of Art and Culture 361.60 108.79 470.39 317.70 97.89 415.59 320.20 100.26 420.46 457.60 108.32 565.92
Archaeology, Archives, Anthropology and Museums                        
18.00 Archaeological Survey of India[22] 171.58 275.26 446.84 192.40 297.50 489.90 192.40 296.10 488.50 243.00 312.00 555.00
19.00 National Archives of India[23] 7.59 16.43 24.02 5.70 17.20 22.90 5.70 17.15 22.85 11.00 19.18 30.18
20.00 National Museum[24] 7.53 7.71 15.24 8.90 9.00 17.90 8.90 8.86 17.76 11.35 9.45 20.80
21.00 National Council of Science Museums[25] 34.80 31.50 66.30 31.00 33.13 64.13 31.00 35.13 66.13 35.00 38.27 73.27
22.00 Science Cities[26] 11.18 0.00 11.18 11.00 0.00 11.00 11.00 0.00 11.00 11.55 0.00 11.55
23.00 Anthropological Survey of India[27] 11.50 17.33 28.83 11.50 18.10 29.60 11.50 17.84 29.34 14.00 19.33 33.33
24.00 Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi[28] 3.98 9.67 13.65 5.75 10.50 16.25 5.75 11.32 17.07 156.00 12.30 168.30
25.00 Indian Museum, Kolkata[29] 4.77 6.19 10.96 7.50 7.00 14.50 7.50 6.95 14.45 107.88 7.65 115.53
26.00 Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad[30] 8.00 9.12 17.12 9.00 9.50 18.50 9.00 9.50 18.50 9.50 10.50 20.00
27.00 Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal[31] 10.00 3.10 13.10 9.00 3.70 12.70 9.00 3.59 12.59 11.45 3.91 15.36
28.00 Other Museums[32] 28.00 10.15 38.15 50.60 10.37 60.97 50.60 10.39 60.99 55.15 11.19 66.34
Total-Archaeology, Archives, Anthropology and Museums 298.93 386.46 685.39 342.35 416.00 758.35 342.35 416.83 759.18 665.88 443.78 1,109.66
Libraries                        
29.00 National Library, Kolkata[33] 14.57 22.55 37.12 15.00 23.00 38.00 15.00 22.48 37.48 16.50 24.48 40.98
30.00 Delhi Public Library[34] 3.19 11.70 14.89 5.00 12.00 17.00 5.00 12.00 17.00 5.00 12.96 17.96
31.00 Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata[35] 36.18 3.44 39.62 33.00 4.00 37.00 33.00 3.95 36.95 36.00 4.31 40.31
32.00 Other Libraries[36] 11.69 8.04 19.73 22.05 7.81 29.86 19.55 8.26 27.81 66.86 8.30 75.16
Total-Libraries 65.63 45.73 111.36 75.05 46.81 121.86 72.55 46.69 119.24 124.36 50.05 174.41
33.00 Provision for Projects/Schemes for the benefit of North Eastern Areas and Sikkim[37] 0.00 0.00 0.00 86.40 0.00 86.40 86.40 0.00 86.40 143.50 0.00 143.50
34.00 Building Projects of the attached/subordinate offices by Ministry of Culture[38] 20.81 0.00 20.81 38.00 0.00 38.00 38.00 0.00 38.00 39.00 0.00 39.00
Total-Art & Culture 746.97 540.98 1,287.95 859.50 560.70 1,420.20 859.50 563.78 1,423.28 1,430.34 602.15 2,032.49
35.00 Actual Recoveries -0.60 -1.10 -1.70 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Grand Totalá 748.42 560.70 1,309.12 864.00 583.00 1,447.00 864.00 586.15 1,450.15 1,435.00 627.00 2,062.00
                           
C. Plan Outlay Budget Support IEBR Total Budget Support IEBR Total Budget Support IEBR Total Budget Support IEBR Total
1.00 Art and Culture 746.37 0.00 746.37 773.10 0.00 773.10 773.10 0.00 773.10 1,286.84 0.00 1,286.84
2.00 Secretariat-Social Services 2.05 0.00 2.05 4.50 0.00 4.50 4.50 0.00 4.50 4.66 0.00 4.66
3.00 North Eastern Areas 0.00 0.00 0.00 86.40 0.00 86.40 86.40 0.00 86.40 143.50 0.00 143.50
Total 748.42 0.00 748.42 864.00 0.00 864.00 864.00 0.00 864.00 1,435.00 0.00 1,435.00
Source:Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India

[1]
Zonal Cultural Centres (ZCCs):..Zonal Cultural Centres have been conceptualized with the aim of projecting cultural kinships, which transcend territorial boundaries. The idea is to arouse and deepen awareness of the local cultures and to show how these merge into zonal identities and eventually into the rich diversity of India's composite culture.
[2]
Sangeet Natak Akademi:..The Sangeet Natak Akademi was set up in 1953 for the promotion of performing arts. The Akademi acts at the national level for the promotion and growth of Indian music, dance and drama; for the maintenance of standards of training in the performing arts; for the revival, preservation, documentation and dissemination of materials as well as instruments relating to various forms of music, dance and drama and for the recognition of outstanding artists.
[3]
Lalit Kala Akademi:..Lalit Kala Akademi is a national organization to foster and co-ordinate activities in the sphere of creative visual arts and to promote the cultural unity of the country.
[4]
Sahitya Akademi:..Sahitya Akademi has been set up for the development of Indian literature and to set high literary standards to foster and co-ordinate literary activities in all the Indian languages and to promote through them cultural unity of the country.
[5]
Festival of India:..The Festival of India abroad and reciprocal festivals of other countries in India was started in 1982 with the objective of projecting India's rich cultural heritage and contemporary creativity abroad as well as bringing to the people of India a panorama of the life, tradition and culture of a foreign country. The Festival of India have so far been held in the UK, USA, Japan, Sweden, Germany, China and Thailand. The Festival of France, USSR, Japan, Sweden, China and Germany were held in India on reciprocal basis.
[6]
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA):..IGNCA was established as an autonomous trust in 1987. It is a center established for encompassing study and experience of all the arts, each form with its own integrity, yet within the dimension of mutual interdependence. The IGNCA seeks to underpin through its programmes of collection of resource material and fundamental research in the field of arts and humanities, the inter-relationship with the disciplines of science, physical and material metaphysics, anthropology and sociology.
[7]
National School of Drama (NSD):..NSD was established in 1959 which imparts training and propagates dramatics in the country.
[8]
National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), New Delhi:..Founded in 1954, the National Gallery of Modern Art is a unique institution that represents the evolution and pictorial transformation in the visual arts in India over the last century. The main objectives of the NGMA are to create an understanding and sensitivity among the Indian Public towards the visual and plastic arts in general, and to promote the development of contemporary Indian art in particular.
The collection of NGMA built up primarily through purchase and gifts, comprises of 17,813 paintings, sculptures, graphics and photographs dating back to 1857 and represents works of about 1742 contemporary artists from all over the country.

[9]
The Asiatic Society, Kolkata:..The Asiatic Society founded in 1784 by Sir. William Jones is a unique institution having served as a fountainhead of all literary and scientific activities. The Government has declared the Society as an institution of national importance.
[10]
Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT):..Centre for Cultural Resources and Training is an autonomous organization for linking culture with education. CCRT organizes variety of programmes to achieve specific objectives for enrichment of Indian educational system with the Cultural content. During 2013-14, Cemtre will also implement two schemes namely, Cultural Heritage Volunteer Scheme and Centre for Management of Cultural Resources.
[11]
Assistance to Dance, Drama and Theatre Ensembles:..Under this scheme, assistance in the form of salary grant and production grant is given to well established voluntary cultural organizations for promoting the cultural heritage of the country.This scheme along with other schemes has been merged and put under the new scheme/head of financial assistance for promotion of art and culture.
[12]
Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art & Culture:..Under this new head/scheme, six ongoing/new schemes viz Assistance to Dance, Drama and Theatre Ensembles, Financial Assistance to Cultural Organizations with National Presence, Financial Assistance for Promotion & Dissemination of Tribal/Folk Art, Cultural Function Grants Scheme, Financial Assistance for Preservation & Development of Cultural Heritage of Himalayas and Scheme of MIS and automation of Grants-in-aid schemes have been merged.
[13]
Gandhi Peace Prize:..In 1995 as part of the celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Government of India announced the institution of an annual international Gandhi Peace Prize for social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods. The recipient is selected by a Jury, headed by Hon'ble Prime Minister of India. The prize carries an award of..`1.00 crore or equivalent in foreign currency, a plaque and a citation...
[14]
National Cultural Fund (NCF):..NCF was set up under the Charitable Endowments Act, 1890 and seeks financial support of the State Governments, statutory bodies, private corporate sector, societies, individuals and even from the United Nations and its associate bodies, for cultural-related endeavors. NCF encourages private partnership, especially from corporate sectors, in the area of preservation of monuments and thus promotion of cultural heritage.
[15]
Centenaries and Anniversaries Celebration:
[16]
Celebration of Birth Centenary of Lal Bahadur Shastri:..This head has been included under scheme of Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art & Culture.
[17]
Celebration of 150th Anniversary of First war of Independence, 1857:..This project/scheme has been merged and put under the new head Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art & Culture.
[18]
Celebration of 2550th Anniversary of Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha:..This head has been included under scheme of Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art & Culture.
[19]
Financial Support for Khalsa Heritage Project:..This head has been included under scheme of Financial Assistance for Promotion of Art & Culture.
[20]
Centenaries and Anniversaries Celebrations scheme:..This head includes all the Cultural activities relating to Centenaries and Anniversaries including Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Birth Centenary of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri, Celebration of 150th Anniversary of the 1st war of Independence, Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Madan Mohan Malviya, Motilal Nehru, Amrita Sher Gil, etc.
[21]
Others:..Others include Central University of Tibetan Studies, Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, Nava Nalanda Mahavira, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kalakshetara Foundation and schemes of Fellowships Scheme, Artists Pension Scheme, Financial Assistance to Buddhist/Tibetan Institutions, Maintenance of National Memorials, National Gandhi heritage Site Mission including Dandi related projects, Building Grants to Cultural Organizations, Asiatic Society, Kolkata, Tawang Monastery, Namgyal Research Institute of Tech. Tibetology, Tibet House, International Cultural Activities & Grant to Indo-friendship Society and Schemes on International Relations.
In addition to the above, schemes such as Development of Jallianwala Bagh Memorial, Asiatic Society, Mumbai, Scheme on Intangible Cultural Heritage, Setting up of Performing Arts Centre and International Cultural Centres, etc. will be taken up for their implementation during 2013-14. Apart from these schemes/programmes, the Ministry will take up the implementation of five new schemes proposed for the 12th Five Year Plan period, which includes (i) Scheme for Support to State Akademies (ii) Scheme for TV Programming on Art & Culture, (iii) Scheme for setting up of Centres excellence, (iv) Scheme for financial assistance for Publication magazines and journals dedicated to Indian Culture and Heritage, (v) Setting up of National/Regional School of Drama.
[22]
Archaeological Survey of India (ASI):..The Archaeological Survey of India(ASI) is an attached office of the Ministry of Culture. It was set up in 1861 with the primary object of surveying antiquarian remains in this country and their study. Its main functions are preservation, conservation and environmental development of centrally protected monuments and sites, including World Heritage Monuments and antiquities, maintenance of gardens & development of new gardens surrounding centrally protected monuments and sites, exploration and excavation of ancient sites, specialized study of inscription and various phases of Indian architecture, maintenance of Archaeological site Museums, Operation of the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act and Research and Training in different areas of Archaeology.
[23]
National Archives of India:..The National Archives of India is an attached office in the Ministry of Culture. It is the Central Repository of non-current records of enduring value belonging to the Ministries and Departments of the Government of India. It also acquires and preserves private papers of eminent Indians and microfilm copies of records of Indian interests from abroad. It provides facilities for historical research and promotes archives on scientific lines through the School of Archival Studies, which runs many courses in this discipline. It has regional office at Bhopal and record centers at Jaipur, Pondicherry, and Bhubaneswar.
[24]
National Museum:..National Museum established in 1949 is a subordinate office under Ministry of Culture. The main activities of the museums include (i) Bringing out publication on art and culture; (ii) Acquisition and Conservation of Art objects; (iii) Organizing exhibitions in India and abroad; (iv) Production of replicas of selected masterpieces of Indian Sculptures; (v) Audio visual and other educational activities including outreach programmes.
[25]
National Council of Science Museums (NCSM):..National Council of Science Museums is primarily engaged in popularizing science and technology by organizing exhibitions and seminars, training programmes for science teachers, students, young entrepreneurs, technicians etc.The Council has national level centers at Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi; besides, small centers at 26 other places. Out of 26 Science Museums, 6 are of National level, 11 Regional level and 9 are Sub-regional/ District level.
[26]
Science Cities:..In order to portray the growth of science and technology and their application in industry, human welfare and environment, with a view to develop scientific attitude and temper and to create, inculcate and sustain a general awareness amongst the people, Science Cities are being set up. During 2013-14, the establishment of Science City at Guwahati will be taken up from North East head of this scheme
[27]
Anthropological Survey of India:..The Anthropological Survey of India was established in 1945. It conducts bio-cultural investigation/ research on Indian population, collects and preserves documents of scientific interest about the people of India. The Survey through its anthropological research contributes in respect of the biological, social and cultural heritage of the country. Presently, the Anthropological Survey of India is in a reorientation mode to develop infrastructure and equip itself of the technological innovations across the world in order to reap their benefits for the human welfare in this country.
[28]
Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi:..The Museum is responsible for collection of books, newspapers, unpublished references, private papers, photographs, film takes and also translation of important papers relating to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. It is also responsible for preservation of papers of the national leaders of modern India.It is proposed to take up massive developmental works from its corpus fund, being provided during 2013-14.
[29]
Indian Museum:..Indian Museum, an autonomous organization of Ministry of Culture, inter-alia is engaged in re-organization and renovation of galleries and also in obtaining ethnographic specimen and techno socio and economic cultural data. It houses a large number of ancient collections of precious artifacts and sculptures. Modernization of Indian Museum will be taken up during 2013-14 on the occasion of its bicentenary celebration
[30]
Salar Jung Museum:..Salar Jung Museum is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture. It is engaged in conservation, preservation, acquisition of art objects of historical importance and educational activities such as exhibitions, popular lectures, gallery talks, seminars etc.
[31]
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal:..IGRMS is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture. IGRMS is Museum conceived as a growing movement to depict the story of human kind in time and space highlighting human biological and cultural evolution with special reference to India and to revitalize the living Museum of the country with its varied tapestry of cultures and community knowledge systems. It is being developed around general anthropology as its cultural discipline.and it seeks to attain its objective by setting (1) indoor museum with extensive galleries and (2) outdoor complex permanent open-air exhibition.
[32]
Other Programmes:..This provides for Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH), Kolkata which is an autonomous organization and is a repository of contemporary art relevant to a period depicting art history of freedom struggle. National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property, a subordinate office, was established in 1976 to carry out research in the methods of conservation of cultural property, provide technical assistance to museums, archeological departments and others. Apart from these two, other institutions/schemes include Allahabad Museum, National Museum Institute, Vrindavan Research Institute and Museum Scheme have been included under this head. During 12th Five Year Plan, five new schemes have been launched, which includes (i) Digitization of Museums collection and academic facilities for museum related disciplines (ii) Capacity Building and training scheme for Museum Professional (iii) National Heritage Sites Commission (iv) Financial assistance to National Museum Authority and (v) Establishment of Central Cultural University.
[33]
National Library, Kolkata:..It serves as a prominent repository of all reading and information materials produced in India as well as abroad concerning India. It has a rich collection of Persian, Sanskrit, Arabic and Tamil manuscripts and also rare books.It is the recipient library under the Delivery of Books and Newspapers (Public Libraries) Act, 1954 and the repository library in South Asia.
[34]
Delhi Public Library (DPL):..Established in 1951, it has been providing free library services to the citizens of Delhi. It is a recipient library under the Delivery of Books and Newspapers (Public Libraries) Act, 1954.
[35]
Raja Ram Mohun Roy Library Foundation, Kolkata:..Established in 1972, it aims to promote and support public library movements in the country by providing adequate library services through assistance and by developing reading habits all over the country.
[36]
Other Libraries:..These include Central Reference Library, Kolkata, Central Library, Mumbai, Khuda Baksh Oriental Public Library, Patna, which is nearly 100 years old and has a rich collection of old and rare books and manuscripts, Rampur Raza Library, Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji's Saraswati Mahal Library, Thanjavur; and Connemera Library, Chennai, etc. In addition, National Mission for Preservation of Manuscripts. Setting up of a National Mission on Libraries leading to the formation of a Commission, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (Dharamshala) have been included. A new Publishing Scheme will also be implemented during 2013-14.
[37]
Provision for Project/Schemes of NE Area and Sikkim:..The provision is utilized for implementing projects / scheme for North Eastern Region and Sikkim by various organizations/ schemes.
[38]
Building Projects:..Provision is for the Building projects of Attached/ Subordinate office of the Ministry.
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