The objective of the scheme is to make special efforts to encourage folk and tribal arts and to frame special programmes for the preservation and strengthening of the vanishing art forms. Through this scheme, the root of the Indian culture is explored and the artistes from the rural belt are provided with a stage to showcase their talent. Every folk and tribal arts festival is followed by seminars, discussing the art forms and the numerous ways to preserve the vulnerable heritage.
In view of the objectives, a series of Festival, Seminar and Exhibition on tribal and folk arts namely, ADI VIMB were organised during the financial year 2014-15 in Assam, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Bihar, Jharkhand, Manipur, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal:
State wise festivals, seminar and exhibition on Folk and Tribal Arts namely, Adi Vimb, will be organised in the year 2015 – 16.