Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., (BHEL) at Ramachandrapuram has been encouraging all kinds of artistes from the past over 40 years. It has established Kalapranganam, an auditorium where annual competitions are conducted in various fields of arts like dance and drama. Though all these years these competitions were confined to state-level, for the first time this year, national-level competitions are taking place. The competitions will go on uptil May 10th. The artistes coming from various states will be given free accommodation and meals in the premises.