UGAM, meaning “Birth,” marks the inception of a unique platform within the Jaipur Gems Charitable Trust. Inaugurated in 2005, this annual concert stands as a testament to the Trust’s unwavering commitment to share the love and joy of Indian musical tradition.

This annual, free-to-all event is a harmonious bridge between the legends of this art form and the emerging talents of tomorrow. This concert celebrates the essence of music and culture, inviting both seasoned connoisseurs and newcomers to revel in its timeless melodies.


Ugam is more than just a performance; it’s a homage to the profound sounds that echo through history, a celebration of the cultural tapestry woven by the maestros, and a testament to the enduring passion for the art form.

Beyond its musical focus, UGAM extends its mission to promote Indian heritage and culture, channelling the essence of classical art to captivate hearts and minds. It has earned a reputation as one of the most prestigious annual concerts, eagerly anticipated by enthusiasts and connoisseurs in the Indian classical music scene.


Year after year, UGAM continues to weave a tapestry of melodies, bridging generations and creating a harmonious symphony of talent, tradition, and cultural richness.

For the past 18 years, the Jaipur Gems Charitable Trust has been organizing an Annual Concert Series named “UGAM” The Rising Sun. The initiative was conceived by Padam Sacheti ji…

2008 – Padma Vibhushan
Dr. Karan Singh

2009 – Bharat Ratna
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

2010 – Shri. Morari Bappu

2011, 2019, 2020 – Padma Vibhushan
Pt. Shivkumar Sharma

2012 – Padma Vibhushan
Smt. Girija Devi

2013 – Padma Vibhushan
Pt. Jasraj

2014 – Padma Bhushan
Smt. Rajshree Birla

2015 – Padma Vibhushan
Pt. Ram Narayan

2016 – Padma Shri
Anandji Virji Shah

2017 – Padma Bhushan
Pt. Arvind Parikh

2018 – Padma Vibhushan
Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan

2023 – Padma Vibhushan
Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia