Kala Samman Scheme for Artists in Goa

June 27, 2017 | By Jagjit Singh | Filed in: Goa, Government Schemes, State Government, Yojana.

Presented by the state legislature of Goa and executed by the Directorate of Art and Culture for the famous specialists living in Goa, the administration has assigned the plan for craftsmen to give them budgetary help while they are in poverty stricken conditions as a token of regard to them for their commitment in the field of Art and Culture.


Objective of the Kala Samman scheme

  • To assist artists financially in indigent circumstances
  • To recognise the contribution of artists in the field of Art & Culture

Implementation of the scheme

The legislature has constituted an advisory group and this council considers every one of the applications gotten by the Director of Art and Culture.

Features of the KSS Goa

  • Artist will be granted financial assistance to the extent of 2,500/-per month every year
  • Recipient of State Cultural Award will get financial Assistance to the extent of  3,200/-per month every year
  • Benefits of financial assistance to indigent artists

Eligibility criteria for Kala Samman Scheme

  1. Any craftsman who is in penniless condition is qualified for help under this plan
  2. Artist must be 60 years of age at the time of applying for the scheme
  3. Artist must have given contribution in the field of Art and Culture
  4. The income of the applicant artist should not exceed 48,000/- per annum
  5. Number of cases to be endorsed should rely on the accessibility of assets for each budgetary year

Archives required for Kala Samman Scheme

  1. Passport size photos
  2. Aadhaar card
  3. Attested Photocopy of Birth certificate or school leaving certificate as proof of age
  4. Baptism certificate
  5. Income certificate from competent authority
  6. A detailed profile of the applicant (artist) giving details of work done in the field of Art and Culture
  7. References to two known persons or institutions working in respective field of Art and Culture

How to apply for Kala Samman Scheme?

  • Executive of Art and Culture will discharge a promotion in the neighbourhood day by day daily papers consequently welcoming applications from qualified candidates for profiting advantage under this plan
  • After, the candidate craftsman should fill the application shape alongside connected every one of the reports said above and submit it to the Director of Art and Culture office in Goa

How to get in contact?

Applicant must make a trip to the office of the Director of Arts and Culture

References & Details

  1. For more details about Kala Samman Scheme visit the highlighted link.
  2. Kala Samman Scheme pdf download


The administration of Goa has taken a decent activity for a craftsman to give them a monetary help as a token of regard for their commitment in the field of workmanship and culture.

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