In addition to the annual grants, special grant will be provided to selected cultural institutions for their activities. The outlay under the scheme is provided only for the memorials for which no grant is provided separately under plan. This scheme will also provide financial assistance to persons distinguished in arts and letters who are living in indigent circumstances. This scheme is to strengthen the institutions of eminent literary writers and art and cultural personalities by providing financial assistance for revitalizing and rejuvenating their cultural and educational activities.