The India Post, Chandigarh, 29th December, 2008 :Adviser to the UT Administrator, Mr. Pradip Mehra today chaired the meeting of the Managing Body of Tagore Theatre Society at UT Secretariat. Major decisions were taken on the issues relating to the appointment of full time Director for Tagore Theatre Society and rate revision.
Keeping in view the necessity of appointing a professional with background of theatre, art and other cultural activities, Former Principal, Chandigarh College of Architecture, Prof. Rajneesh Wattas’s name was approved for whole time Director of Tagore Theatre for one year. Security arrangements and various other important issues were also discussed in the meeting. It was decided that Metal Detector Gate and CCTV cameras, wherever required, would be installed at Tagore Theatre by the Engineering Department.
Booking rates were reviewed in the meeting and it was decided to make addition in the existing categories. Now, charges for functions by Private Schools, Colleges and Educational Institutions, Semi Government Oganisations and all other categories/ organizations where show is sponsored and non-ticketed would be Rs. 25,000.
UT Home Secretary, Mr. Ram Niwas, Finance Secretary, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Mr. R.K. Rao, Director Public Relations and Cultural Affairs, Mr. R.S. Verma, Chief Engineer, Mr. Krishanjit Singh, Chief Architect, Mrs. Sumit Kaur and various other senior officials of the Administration were also present in the meeting.