its other objectives, The ANĀD Foundation also intends to:
To appreciate, respect and preserve the excellence and diversity of human heritage
the world-over in the areas of culture including architecture, classical and
folk art forms, literatures and languages, education, moral values and social
conduct, sports, health care, healing, social welfare, to discover strains of
affinity among these through intellectual interaction and live presentation
and to engage in humanitarian and disaster relief.
Preserve and document all tangible & intangible, traditional forms of arts
To promote music by sensitizing the common people to the musical values in classical
and folk traditions, and educating the musically inclined, so as to create a
symbiotic pattern with the divine ethos of spiritual traditions.
To help revive the dying Rebābi Kīrtan/music and make all out efforts to restore
this historic tradition to its pristine glory.
Undertaking archival research to bring alive the craft of making traditional
musical instruments and their use, reviving and restoring the art of percussion
and other related instruments so as to organize a symphonic orchestra in order
to propagate traditional forms and at the same time stimulate creative expression
within the framework of the traditional forms.
Establish a world-class old age home/village, having a separate endowment fund,
for exponents of all activities associated with the Foundation.
Provide elderly artists a monthly pension and/or free health care facilities
or assistance as a mark of respect for their lifetime achievements.
To set up ANĀD Sanmān, annual awards in the fields of music, dance, sports,
science, technology, art, literature, theatre, cinema and handicrafts, etc.
and for life time achievements in fields that the Trust is directly or indirectly
Set up the ANĀD Conservatory: An Institute of Arts, Aesthetics, Cultural Traditions
and Developmental Studies, which intends to provide in-house training and education
in music (vocal, instrumental and percussion), offering also training in yoga,
martial arts, various forms of performing art, including classical and folk
dance forms, along with theoretical studies on art, aesthetics and the study
of scriptures from various traditions with the purpose of facilitating inter-faith
dialogues and enriching our understanding of the diverse cultural and religious
To encourage the culture of sports in terms of continued heritage as well as
the modern formats.
To promote, establish, set-up, run, maintain, assist, finance, support and/or
aid in the setting up of educational institutions, schools, colleges; to establish
centers in India and abroad, for propagating devotional music and; to enter
into contracts, partnerships and make agreements with institutions or concerns
working towards the fulfillment of the objectives of the Trust.