Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh State Cultural Department (APSCD) is inviting applications for Srikharanama Ugadi Awards.
The awards, which were instituted by the State government with an aim to support and encourage deserving artistes in various facets of art and culture, has set up a special committee to shortlist worthy individuals in the respective fields.
Speaking to the media today, Mr R.V. Ramana Murthy, Chairman, AP State Cultural Council, said that the amount for the award has been hiked from Rs 1,116 to Rs 5,116.
The application forms for the awards will be available at Ravindra Bharati Kala Bhavan and applicants can submit them on or before March 16. For further details contact 040-23214603, 23245789 and 27646789. (NSS)