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Converting artist’s Intellectual Property into a TANGIBLE format

Project Equals is an initiative to uplift and bring back underpriveleged tribal folk musical communities into mainstream by providing them access to affordable production technologies. This is a CSR ready program, that fits into the agendas like Skill Building, Capacity building of tribal community and Restoring our heritage – the Folk music and its tradition.

PRODUCTION

Convert artist’s IP into a tangible form so that they can reach to a larger audience and earn through mechanical royalties.

WEBSITE

Create an independent platform for artists where he/she can communicate directly with his customers

PROTECTION

Protect the IP of the artist so that it’s not misused without the prior permission of the author.

RESEARCH

Promote cultural research of the art forms and to store them in a resource library.

COLLABORATE

Increase demand of cultural folks by producing them in a flavour which is consumable by contemporary mass.

PRESENT

Convert artist’s IP into a tangible form so that they can reach to a larger audience and earn through mechanical royalties.

Anahad Foundation is a NGO which works for the recognition, preservation and evolution of cultural, classical and folk music of India for the contemporary mass. It is a social enterprise and was registered as a ‘Not for Profit’ organisation in 2013, under Section 8 of Companies Act, 2013, India.

The primary motive of the organisation is to create platforms for folk musicians of the country, as well as address to social and environmental and other problems in todays society, through music.

ANNUAL REPORT 17-18

DIRECTORS

Abhinav Agrawal

Executive Director, Founder

A graduate from Berklee College of Music, Abhinav holds a master’s degree in music business. He is also a trained classical musician in tabla and hindustani vocals.

Shuchi Roy

Director

A lawyer graduated from Lucknow University, Shuchi has also worked in Supreme Court. She takes care of artist’s rights and intellectual properties through copyrights.