Dharmapuri: The district administration has appealed to the folk artistes to apply for membership to the welfare board set up for them.
According to a release, folk artistes, who are above 18 years and below 60 years of age, can register themselves as members of the board. The members would be eligible to avail financial assistance for the education of their wards, marriage and maternity assistance. Folk artistes residing in the district can register their names directly at the office of the Assistant Director, Zonal Cultural Centre, Music school complex, Salem - 16. A sum of Rs.100 will be collected as membership fee.
They should bring certificate to show that they are folk artistes, ration card, document in support of their age and three passport size photographs.