Buddhist/Tibetan Culture and ArtMinistry of Culture, BTI Branch, Government of India, has invited applications for financial assistance for the preservation and development of Buddhist/Tibetan Culture and Art, in the prescribed format, for the year 2018-19.

Applications can be submitted by voluntary organizations registered under the Societies Registration Act (XXI of 1860) or similar Acts.

The Organization against which previous grant/ Utilization Certificate under this scheme is pending will not be considered for fresh grant.

The details of the scheme and application form may be downloaded from Ministry of Culture website www.indiaculture.nic.in.

The application in the prescribed format complete in all respect, duly spiral bound and continuously page numbered, along with check-list, duly recommended by the State Government, should reach the ‘Section Officer, BTI Section, Ministry of Culture, 'D' Block, 2nd Floor, Puratatav Bhawan, INA, New Delhi-110023’, by 30-11-2018.

The organization shall also submit the requisite documents such as (i) Bond (ii) Resolution (iii) Bank Authorization letter and (iv) Agency registration form along with the application form.

The organization should register their Society on Niti ‘Ayog’ website, at http://niti.gov.in/content/ngo-darpan, for obtaining Unique ID, if not registered earlier.

The organization should also register on Public Financial Management System (PFMS) at http://pfms.nic.in for obtaining unique ID. They should also link their bank account number with PAN Card

The Notification is available at https://indiaculture.nic.in/current-advertisements