INTRODUCTION

Seeing the keen interest of music among the people of Chhattisgarh Late Dr. Arun Kumar Sen had founded Bhatkhande Lalit Kala Shiksha Samiti and then established Kamala Devi Kala Mandir, in the name of Late Mrs Kamala Devi Janswamy in 1950. Thanks to its quality education over the years, Kamala Devi SangIt Mahavidyalaya carved a niche among the prestigious music institutions. In order to impart quality education in vocal, instrumental and dance this college has a very good facility of library along with contemporary music instruments.

The Bhatkhande Lalit Kala Shiksha Samiti Raipur runs some other institutions as well- namely

  • Laxmi Narayan Girls HS school (Established in 1953)-
  • Sangitika musical Circle (Established in 1980)
  • Bhatkhande Sangit Sansthan-
  • Gurukul Girls College Kalibadi Road Raipur (Established in 2001)-
  • Late Dr Arun Kumar Sen Memorial Research Institute- (Established in 2002)-
  • Arunoday Girls Primary School (Established in 2004)
  • Our Society has Three famous auditoriums at Raipur namely
    1. Rangmandir (Estabilished in 1965)
    2. Gurukul Auditorium ( Estabilished in 1994)
    3. Arun Manch(Open Theater) (Estabilished in 2001)