The Assam Government will offer Artiste Pension to persons having outstanding contributions in the field of art and culture in the State. Special Family Pension will also be offered to indigent families of persons who were already awarded Artist Pension but unfortunately passed away.
Applicants attaining 60 years of age and above may apply in the prescribed format available in the Cultural Centres and submit to the concerned Officer-in-Charge of Cultural Centres in the districts and sub-divisions on or before June 25, 2013.
Where the Cultural Centre does not exist, applicants can send it directly to the Office of the Director of Cultural Affairs, Assam, Rabindra Bhawan, Guwahati – 781001.
Forms are available in the Office of the Officer-in-Charge, Cultural Centres under Directorate of Cultural Affairs, Assam in various districts and sub-divisions of Assam.