Artiste village Scheme is an initiative taken by the tourism minister Kadakampally Suredran to provide roof to the street performers in Kerala. According to tourism minister Artiste village is a prestigious scheme launched by the state government.
Street magician and circus artist are mostly uneducated and its hard for them to earn enough money for their livelihood. Scheme was started with 30cents donation by magician Gopinath Muthukadu for the construction work.
Under this scheme twenty-one houses will be built in 30cents magic planet. Seven houses will be built in the first phase of the scheme.
Artiste village in magic planet will provide stage for the artists and also they will find a place to live there. The educational institute will also be constructed in the village for the artists.
Government will also arrange for the educational needs of the family members and will provide for chances to appear in competitive exams in the state,
The scheme will increase the standard of living of the street artists and it will provide them support for their future development so that they can stand with other population of the nation.