Cultural Mapping of Odissi Music


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF CULTURE RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 979 TO BE ANSWERED ON 20.9.2020 CULTURAL MAPPING OF ODISSI MUSIC 979. DR. AMAR PATNAIK: Will the Minister of CULTURE be pleased to state: (a) whether Government has comprehensive cultural mapping data on Odissi music, if so, the details thereof; (b) If not, the reasons there for; (c) the steps taken by Government to promote Odissi music in the country? ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR CULTURE & TOURISM (PRAHLAD SINGH PATEL) (a) Ministry of Culture Supports and encourages various form of performing arts through Sangeet Natak Academy, Lalit kala Academy, Zonal Cultural Centres and other agencies. National Mission for Cultural mapping (NMCM), a mission under the Ministry has mapped odissi art forms in various categories like dance, music, instrument ,chowka and postures. Details are available in Annexure-I. Around 70 Artists have been registered through secondary sources on these art forms with the Mission . (b) Does not arise (c) As Above ANNEXURE-I ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARA (a) OF THE RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION 979 FOR 20.09.2020