New Delhi. : With a view to encourage young talent in Hindustani Music, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA)and Citi India have jointly announced a Scholarship Programme in certain categories.
The scholarships are available in vocal — Khayal/Dhrupad and melody instruments — Sitar, Sarod, Violin, Flute, Harmonium, etc.
The scholarship is open to applicants in the age group of 18-35 years across India and the candidates can apply from December 2 to December 31.
The value of the scholarship is Rs 10,000 per month each for one year (April 2020 to March 2021).
Commenting on the initiative, Suvarnalata Rao, Head Programming-Indian Music, NCPA said “A total of nine scholarships will be given out to selected candidates and we are looking forward to entries in large numbers.”