Source: News Bharati English22 Dec 2015 11:57:02

New Delhi, December 22: Government is providing various schemes and grant-in-aid to all types of artists’ which is Drama, Dance, Music, Acting etc. and are not specific to theatre personalities only and accordingly the budgetary provisions are made.  
After meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sangeet Natak Academy, an autonomous organization of Ministry of Culture during the last 3 years has allocated Rs. 18.50 lakh for Rang Prithibha Punjab in Patiala during 2012, Rs. 160 lakh to Natya Samagama, Agartala and Rs. 5.52 lakh per year since 2011 for training programme in Prahlad Natak.

Sangeet Natak Academy has awarded a number of theatre personalities from different States of the country including West Bengal, since its inception.  

Murari Ray Choudhury and Anubha Fatehpuria, from West Bengal have been awarded for Theatre Music 2012 and Yuva Puraskar in Acting for 2013-14 respectively during last three years.