on May 31st 1952, the Sangeet Natak Akademi is the first
National Academy for Music, Dance and Drama set-up by
the Republic of India.
As the apex body specializing in the
performing arts of the nation, the Akademi also renders
advice and assistance to the Government of India in the
task of formulating and implementing policies and programmes
in the field. Additionally, the Akademi carries a part
of the responsibilities of the state for fostering cultural
contacts between various regions in India, and between
India and the world.
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