Haryana Government has invited applications to keep the folk artist units and artists in the state on empanelment basis for three years. For this, interested artists or units can submit the application by February 9, 2023, by filling the prescribed proforma.
Giving more information in this regard, an official spokesperson of the Information, Public Relations, Languages and Culture Department said that folk artist units and artists are enlisted by the department, if the artist or group is proficient in their work, they can apply before the last date. The unit/group can also be sent outside the state and district for publicity on behalf of the government. The empanelled artists have to ensure mass publicity of public welfare schemes and programmes among the masses.
A unit group will receive about 20 campaign programmes every month, he stated. However, a single performer may receive more performances than this. Unit artists will not be entitled to remuneration merely by enlistment but will be paid in lieu of work. Parties hired on contract will have to give a program of at least two and a half hours. Three programs may also be given in a day during a special publicity campaign.
The spokesperson said that at the time of application, the applicant must give an attested copy of his residence certificate and his passport size photograph. Ration card, driving license, certificate issued by sarpanch, municipality or government officer will also be valid for residential certificate. For more information in this regard, one can visit the department’s website https://prharyana.gov.in and also contact the concerned District Information, Public Relations Officer.
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