The Lalit Kala Akademi

The first Prime Minister of independent India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru conceived and established a few major agencies of culture. The Lalit Kala Akademi is one of these agencies responsible for the development, preservation, promotion and dissemination of visual arts in the country. There is one National body known as Lalit Kala Akademi, Delhi and various State and Union Territory academies representing different states and Union Territories of India.

Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi represents the Union Territory of Chandigarh, capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana and focuses its activities in the field of visual arts such as Paintings, Drawing, Sculptures, Graphics, Photography, Ceramics, Installation Art and other visual art practices.

Upcoming Scholarships


Artists in the age group of 20-30 years, and residing, studying, employed in Chandigarh, Panchkula & Mohali (Tricity) are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Scholarship available in the following disciplines:
Drawing, Graphics/Printmaking, Installation, Multimedia, Painting, Photography, Sculpture

Date of Tour - Last week of August 2022

Last date of applying:
Wednesday 8th June, 2022 till 4.00pm in the CLKA office

Forms also available at:
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
Rani laxmi Bai Bhawan, 2nd floor, opposite Gurudwara sahib, sector 38-c, near fire station Chandigarh.
Between 11:00am and 4:00 pm on working days only.
Ph: 0172-2686422

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