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NSD regional centre proposed in North East

 NEW DELHI, March 10 - Five regional centres of the prestigious National School of Drama (NSD) are to be set up across the country, besides upgrading a resource centre at Bengaluru to a regional centre, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

 “On the basis of recommendations made by Board-based committee...NSD Society proposed to establish five regional centres, one each at Kolkata, Mumbai/Goa, J&K, North East besides upgrading the existing Regional Resource Centre (RRC), Bengaluru, to a full-fledged regional centre,” Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma said in a written reply.

These regional centres would be established in consultation with the concerned State Governments which are required to provide accommodation for the purpose, he said.

Besides, under consolidation of outreach programme in the Northeastern region, NSD has opened its centres in Sikkim and Tripura, he added. – PTI

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