Mumbai – The experimental grant under the grant scheme for production of new plays to playwrights will be credited to the producers’ account next week. A fund of Rs 40 lakh was sanctioned for this, informed Cultural Affairs Minister Amit Deshmukh.
Drama Grant Scheme is implemented through the Directorate of Cultural Affairs. Under this scheme, grants are given for production of new plays, musicals, experimental plays. However, some new plays did not receive such grants.
Deshmukh said that instructions have been given in this regard and the drama grant will be distributed soon. Deshmukh testified that the Department of Cultural Affairs has always stood by playwrights and producers.