Govt is interacting with industry to resolve distribution & tax related issues in M&E sector: I&B Minister
With a view to resolve various issues pertaining to distribution, taxes and others in Indian media and entertainment (M&E) industry, the Government is interacting with all sections and stakeholders to exploit the real potential of the M&E industry, Union Information and Broadcasting (I&B) minister, Prakash Javadekar said at an event organised by industry body ASSOCHAM in New Delhi today.
about the growing aspirations of people in India, the Union I&B
minister said that entertainment
comes next only to primary needs of
food, clothing and shelter. "There is a need for both the
Government and the industry to think about the final consumer and
welfare of the common citizens and to that end we are the partners
welcome all the suggestions from the industry and we will continue to
hold dialogue and march ahead together to seek justice for the common
man," he added.
is tremendous potential for Indian radio and television to have
co-operation from world
over and we at the same time can provide
significant amount of good content to the global television and radio
industry, said the Union I&B Minister.
his address at the ASSOCHAM Media & Entertainment Summit,
Javadekar said there are a whole lot of growth opportunities present
in Indian M&E industry. "Our culture and civilization is so
great that entire world is fascinated about it, so our cinema is
becoming more popular and we have scope to make it further more
days are back for India?s M&E industry," said Rajkumar N
Dhoot, immediate past-president of ASSOCHAM in his welcome address at
the ASSOCHAM seminar.