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Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe Smarak

The Pune Municipal Corporation has built the Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe Smarak behind the statue of Swami Vivekananda in the Bibwewadi area of Pune. This theatre has been named after Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe who was a social reformer, folk poet and writer from Maharashtra. It is available for cultural, educational, social and religious activities, as well as corporate and business seminars.

Location : Swami Vivekananda Putla, Sangam Society, Bibvewadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411037.

Google Map: https://goo.gl/YRmef0

Opening Ceremony: Friday, 21st February 2014
Inaugurated By: Hon. Ajit Pawar, Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra State
Contact No: +91 8956936807

Theatre Details

Auditorium Seating Capacity - 830

Theatre Facilities
  • The auditorium has the air-conditioning system installed in it.
  • Pay and Park facility is available.
  • Canteen and Cafeteria facility is available.
  • There are various facilities offered to the artists including rehearsal room, 4 green rooms, and 4 lodging rooms.
  • V.I.P. Rooms are available for special guests.
  • Also, a multipurpose hall has been constructed of 6,000 sq ft (approx.)

 

Programme Timings

Morning

9.00 am to 11.00 am

Afternoon

12.30 pm to 3.30 pm

Evening

5.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Night

9.30 pm to 12.30 am

 

A special feature of Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe Smarak is that it is made available for Children Plays during school vacations/holidays such as Diwali vacation, Christmas holidays and Summer vacation. However, it is available as per decided dates for the 9.00 am to 11.00 am session excluding on Sundays.


Theatre Rent Rate

Sr. No.

Programme

Odd - Day Rent

Holiday Rent

1

Marathi Drama, Orchestra, Tamasha, Magic, Hypnotism, Solo Programme, Folk Dance, etc. (Max. Ticket Rate: Rs. 60/-) If ticket rate is more than this then the rent will be charged 1 & ½ times more than mentioned herein.

Note: Every month the first two shows of a musical play shall have to pay half the rent only. (For a show of 3 hours) 

Auditorium Rent

Rs. 2,500/- + Service Tax + Door Keeper

Auditorium Rent

Rs. 3,000/- + Service Tax + Door Keeper

Deposit: Rs. 5,000/-

Deposit: Rs. 5,000/-

2

Drama Company (Ticket Selling above Rs. 60/-)  (For a show of 3 hours)

Auditorium Rent

Rs. 3,750/- + Service Tax + Door Keeper

Auditorium Rent

Rs. 4,500/- + Service Tax + Door Keeper

   

Deposit: Rs. 5,000/-

Deposit: Rs. 5,000/-

3

Other Private Institutions (Except Drama Company,for 3 hours)

Auditorium Rent Rs.10,000/- + Service Tax + doorkeeper

Auditorium Rent Rs.15,000/- + Service Tax + Door Keeper

   

Deposit: Rs. 5,000/-

Deposit: Rs. 5,000/-

4

Art Gallery (For 1 Day)

Art Gallery Rent

Rs. 1,500 + Service Tax

Art Gallery Rent

Rs. 1,500 + Service Tax

   

Deposit: Rs. 5,000/-

Deposit: Rs. 5,000/-

Note: The charitable institutes (sale of tickets not mandatory) that are registered under the Hon. Commissioner, Charitable Commissioner’s Office shall have to pay Rs. 3,000/- + Service Tax (for Odd Days) and Rs. 3,500/- + Service Tax for Holidays.


The rate for Additional Items

Sr. No.

Additional Rentals

Quantity

Current Rent

1

V.I.P. Room

Per Session

500/-

2

V.I.P. Chair

1

20/-

3

Table

1 Per Session

25/-

4

Platform / Level

1 Per Session

10/-

5

Cleaning of decorative rangoli

Per Programme

100/-

6

An Arch on the out - gate

Per Day

200/-

7

Colourful Curtain (Per Session)

1

50/-

8

500 W Halogenor Spot and Iron

1

30/-

9

1000 W Halogen or Spot (Company)

1

20/-

10

500 W Halogen or Spot (Company)

1

10/-

11

2000 W Solar (Auditorium)

1

100/-

12

2000 W Solar (Company)

1

50/-

13

Disco Lights (Company)

1

10/-

14

Light Effect 1000 W (Company)

1

20/-

15

Auditorium Collar Mike and Cordless Mike

1

350/-

16

Audio Input and Output (Company)

Per Programme

100/-

17

Video Shooting(Company)

Per Camera

150/-

18

T.V. Monitor and Computer (Company)

1

10/-

19

L.C.D. Projector & Film Projector

1

20/-

20

Simple Mike and Microphone (Auditorium)

1

200/-

21

Auditorium Tape Recorder

1

100/-

22

Auditorium CD Player

1

200/-

23

Auditorium Speaker Monitor and 1 Mike in the Art Gallery

1

300/-


 Other Details

  • Expenses for lighting the surroundings and the building – As per the meter reading and load.
  • Any additional lighting shall be charged as per pre-decided rates. Erection of pandal or stall in the vacant area around the theatre shall be charged as per pre-decided rates.
  • It is necessary to get prior permission for use of canteen and parking area from the respective contractor.
  • In case of any damage to any material in the theatre or any other damage, charges will be levied in accordance with the type of damage caused.

Booking Policy

  • Booking for the auditorium shall be done on a 4 - months slot basis i.e.,
    • January to April
    • May to August
    • September to December
  • This slot-wise booking includes 12.30 pm, 5.00 pm and 9.30 pm time slots for all the months across Thursdays, second and fourth Saturdays, Sundays and all the days of government-declared holidays.
  • The applicant should apply for these 4-month slots on a printed form prescribed by PMC. However, a printed application with all the relevant information on the letterhead of the Institute or the company is also acceptable. The booking request applications shall be accepted in the theatre office between 10.30 am to 5.30 pm within the stipulated time given below. Forms submitted after the stipulated time shall not be considered.

Sr. No.

4 - Month Slot

Period of accepting the form

1

January to April

From 15th to 25th November

2

May to August

From 15th to 25th March

3

September to December

From 15th to 25th July

  • It is mandatory to pay the deposit amount along with the booking form.
  • It is necessary to book the theatre at least 15 days before the actual programme date (date of the programme included). If the prescribed amount is not deposited with the theatre within the scheduled time then the booking shall be cancelled and right to give away the date to another programme shall be with the Hon. Chief Manager, Cultural Centres, Pune Municipal Corporation.

     

    Booking for Odd - Days

    • By Odd-days we mean those Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays when there is not the government - declared or public holidays.
    • It is necessary for the applicant of odd - day bookings to submit their application with the relevant information to the Hon. Chief Manager, Cultural Centres, Pune Municipal Corporation in writing 14 days prior to the programme, by 11.30 am. Paying the deposit amount along with the booking form is mandatory.
    • The decision regarding the Odd-days booking is given 14 days prior to the programme (day of the programme included). For example, if the programme is on the 16th then the decision is communicated on the 2nd of that month.
    • Odd-day Booking – It is mandatory for the Institute/applicant who gets the booking to deposit the entire rent on the day of the decision, i.e., 14 days prior to the programme.
    • If applications do not come in for Odd-day bookings within the stipulated time period and even after action taken as per (3) and (4) there are no bookings then the PMC stands to face a financial loss. In such exceptional situations, that date is assigned to whoever applies for the same before the day of the programme. The applicant needs to pay the required deposit and the rent on the day of the programme itself.
    • Booking of the Art Gallery is done 2 months in advance on the 1st day of the month.

    Repairs and Maintenance
    The responsibility of repairs and maintenance of the theatre lies with the Bhavan Rachana / Building Construction and Electricals Department, Pune Municipal Corporation.

    For more details, Contact : Hon. Administrative Officer, Cultural Centres, PMC

    Contact No. +91 8956936807