Our Correspondent Quetta
Balochistan government has awarded deserving and ailing artists of the province with a monthly stipend of Rs 30,000 including medical grant.
According to an official source, there were more than 1200 artists registered in the province, while registration of others was underway.
He said the initiative would make a big difference in the life of those artists who faced hardships in running their day-to-day life matters.
Highlighting other artist-friendly initiatives of the Balochistan government, he said an Artist Endowment Fund had also been set up to provide them financial assistance in the case of any emergency.