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Yashwantrao Chavan Nattyagruha

Yashwantrao Chavan Nattyagruha is a theatre auditorium and exhibition hall, which is located in the Kothrud area of Pune. The theatre is named after the former Chief Minister of the State, a great co-operative leader, Yashwantrao Chavan, who was fondly known as the Leader of Common People.Kothrud area of Pune was termed as one of the fastest developing suburbs in Asia in the 1980s and has seen a rapid growth in housing projects.

The auditorium can beused for workshops, discussions, speeches, seminars, as well as enlightening and entertaining cultural, social, educational, and religious programmes. This nattyagruhais widely used for drama and theatre, and brings cultureand art to the residents of Kothrud.

Location : DP Road, Near Shivaji Statue, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra 411038

Google Map : https://goo.gl/qHXtro

Cornerstone Ceremony :

Thursday, 28th October 1986

Honoured By :

Hon. Shankarrao Chavan, Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra State

Opening Ceremony :

Saturday, 25th November 2000

Inaugurated By :

Hon. Vijaysinh Mohite Patil, Minister of PWD, Maharashtra State

Contact :

020 - 25395232

Theatre Details

Theatre Area

Stage Area

60’ x 40’ (Total)

(Actual Use)

30’ x 20’ (Total)

Art Gallery

72’ x 28’ (Total)

Parking Area

60’ x 300’ (Total)

Auditorium Seating Capacity

Auditorium Seating Capacity

893 (Total)

Ground Floor

436

Balcony

157

Theatre Facilities

  • The auditorium has air-conditioning system installed in it.
  • Pay and Park facility is available.
  • Canteen and Cafeteria facility is available.
  • The Art Gallery is available for exhibition of handicrafts, paintings and works of upcoming artists.
  • There are various facilities offered to the artists including lodging and food.
  • V.I.P. Rooms are available for special guests.

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 Yashwantrao Chavan Nattyagruha 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 thefirst two shows of a musical play shall have to pay half the rentonly. (For a show of 3 hours) 

Auditorium Rent

Rs. 2,500/- + Service Tax + doorkeeper

 

Auditorium Rent

Rs. 3,000/- + Service Tax + doorkeeper

 

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 + doorkeeper

Auditorium Rent

Rs. 4,500/- + Service Tax + doorkeeper

 

 

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 + doorkeeper

 

 

 

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.

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. Projectorand 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 ona 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 letter head 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 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 are not 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. It is mandatory to pay the deposit amount along with the booking form.
  • 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. 020 - 25395232