The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA)

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), in Mumbai, India, was established with a grant of Rs 4 million from the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust. This was later supplemented by donations from the corporate sector. Registered as a society on 8 June 1966, NCPA has also been established as a public trust, whose principal objective is to serve the cause of the performing and allied arts.
Initially, established at a temporary setup at 89 Bhulabhai Desai Road, which housed a small auditorium, listening rooms and practice facilities, inaugurated by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on 29 December 1969. Meanwhile, the 8-acre (32,000 m2) are was built on reclaimed land at Nariman Point where it is located today.[1] The NCPA is also the home of the Symphony Orchestra of India.
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