Pt. Indra Kishore Mishra Mallick learned Dhrupad Gāyan from his guru and father, the late Mahant Misra Mallick. He has performed and taught throughout India as well as in the United States, Europe and Australia. Pt. Mishra has been instrumental in preserving the Bettiah Gharāna which had been nearly forgotten by 1988 when it was revived by Shree Gajendra Narayan Singh. In 2006 Sangeet Natak Akademi began offering a scholarship to bring up students in the Bettiah Gharana.