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Organisation

Organisation

  • The National Culture Fund was established by the Ministry of Culture in 1996 as a Trust under the Charitable Endowments Act 1890, Donations/contributions to it will be eligible for deduction under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961.
  • The National Culture Fund is managed by a Council and an Executive Committee with eminent personalities in the field of Culture .
  • The Hon'ble Minister for Culture, is the Chairperson of the Council. The Executive Committee is chaired by the Secretary, Ministry of Culture. NCF is a part of the Ministry of Culture .
  • Initial corpus of Rs. 19.50 Cr is contributed by the Govt. of India.
  • NCF has received support from Public Sector Undertakings like the NTPC, ONGC, SAIL, REC, HUDCO, BHEL,GAIL,IOC,NBCC,IFCL etc. and in the private sectors like Apeejay Group, Indian Hotels Company, Oberois , Sony India Pvt. Ltd etc.
  • Accounts of NCF are audited by the C&AG of India.

NATIONAL CULTURE FUND (NCF)