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Reason for foundation of the Trust is to have an extended scope of operation in the field of music. The founding spirit behind this organization is Shri Jayanta Chattopadhyay son of late Sangeetacharya Vishmadev Chattopadhyay who has chosen music as his life blood and dedicated his life for the upliftment of Indian culture and music.



To run such an institute in the name of Late Sangeetacharya Vishmadev Chattopadhyay where systematic,methodical and scientific training of traditional Indian Classical music and specially the knowledge of the gayaki of Vishmadev Gharana will be imparted.The specialized training on Gharana Talim should be given with individual care and attention. For practical implementation of this idea students particularly the beginners should never be taught in groups.

٠ Formation of an archive in the memory of Late Ustad Vishmadev Chattopadhyay.
٠ To extend pecuniary aid to the needy musical students in furthering Indian Classical Music.
٠ To grant scholarship to the deserving students.
٠ To publish books and cassettes, periodicals, bulletins etc. on music.
٠ To held musical competitions, annual and periodical musical programmes in order to encourage as well as give chance to young talents for onward development.
٠ To confer honour, award like Vishmadev Samman, Vishmadev Merit Award.
٠ Constructing own building for the Institution.
٠ To set up a standard music library where audio/video cassettes, CDs books will be available for higher study.
٠ To carry on research work on Music Therapy.
٠ Produce documentary films on music related matters like Life sketch of Musical Personalities, Depiction of Raaga structure, Folk and Tribal music of different Regions etc.
٠ Conduct workshops, camps, seminars for the benefit of students who are studying music.
٠ Organise cultural tours to the remote places to find out the music of the soil.
٠ Penetrate various schools to train music and make students aware of Indian culture and heritage as a missionary work.
٠ Extending financial aid to the needy old artists who had some contribution in the field of music. Top

An AppeaL to All Music Lovers

On behalf of the Trust we have an appeal to all music lovers
to take part in our multifarious activities by donating
/ sponsoring generously for any of our projects.

Cheques/DDs should be drawn in favour of
Vishmadev Memorial Trust, payable at Kolkata.

The name of the donor donating Rs.20,000/- and above for the documentary film on Sangeetacharya Vishmadev Chattopadhyay
will be included in the film in the list of acknowledgement.

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