NEZCC Dimapur, would be presenting the young artists awards every year for deserving young artists of the region within the age-groups of 18-30 years. The awards have been instituted by the centre with the aim to identify and encouraged the young talents to pursue their talents further. The scheme of recognition would be confined to traditional musical instruments, traditional martial arts, handicrafts in various mediums and painting.
Locating young talents for the awards would be made by the state art and culture department. Recommendation of deserving candidates may be submitted to the director, art and culture, Kohima, by enclosing a bio-data and reference on his/her performances and achievements in particular field of art on or before October 27.