There is an old adage from Human resource circles: “If it isn’t written it doesn’t exist”.
This saying points to the importance and need for clear consistent documentation of events.

The Centre supports Documentation, collation, synopsizing and coding of different audio-video formats, printed materials, and intellectual properties for future purposes with giving proper attribution and credit to the work of others.

Areas – Indian Classical Music, Folk music, Western Classical music, World music, musical instruments, folk Events, Concerts, Seminars, Symposiums, Talk Shows.

Process – through Stills, audios, videos, collection data, collection of musical instruments, making documentaries, preservation of endangered art forms, Publish Magazines, Books

Centre follows the norms of International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA).

Nad Sadhna preserves 16,500 Hours of audio visual data, 650 different musical instruments & their accessories and library comprising of about 550 books on Music. Audio Visual data is being updated through digitization and exchange data programme where as Vadyam Museum of musical instrument is being updated through different research projects on anthropology. A separate yearly budget for books keeps the book library updated.

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NAD-SADHNA INSTITUTE FOR INDIAN MUSIC AND RESEARCH CENTRE is a place where researchers in music education, professionals in related fields, as well as undergraduate, post graduate and PhD scholars, students and enthusiasts, can get together in a virtual exchange of information and knowledge in the field of Music Education and Musical Performance. Besides, our purpose is to work in areas as diverse as academic research, music and sound production, exhibition services, and the delivery of cinematic, music, and arts events. Nad Sadhna was founded in 2010 and is based in Jaipur, the city better described as the cultural capital of the Country. Having dedicated study facilities, extensive holdings of published and unpublished materials (books, journal and newspaper articles, scores and recordings), collections of recorded music and an audio visual laboratory.