The Government provides financial support to NGOs for undertaking various programmes for propagation and scientific development of Buddhist/Tibetan Culture & Art.
The objectives of the scheme is to give financial assistance to the voluntary Buddhist /Tibetan organizations including Monasteries engaged in the propagation and scientific development of Buddhist/Tibetan culture, tradition and research in related fields. The Grant to the recommended NGOs is paid in two equal installments, the first being released on selection. The second installment is released on receipt of duly audited statement of accounts showing the utilization of the entire amount of grant plus the share of the grantee/concerned State/U.T. Government and other documents on behalf of Chartered Accountant.
This information was given by Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.