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  • I&B Minister on SOPs for resuming films & TV programme. ‘Contact Minimisation’ is at the core of the SOP.
  • Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today announced Standard Operating Procedure for the commencement of film and TV programme shootings amid Covid pandemic.
  • As Film and TV industry is an important industry that employs millions of people and the SoP has been issued after consultations with Home Ministry and Health Ministry.
  • shooting and production for TV and films can now begin throughout the country.
  • As many parts of the country have seen complete closure of this segment of industry and few states have allowed partial shooting but the government is issuing SOP as per international experience.
  • He expressed confidence that the decision will be welcomed by everyone related to the film and TV industry.
  • He said the Film and TV industry is an important aspect of economy and it offers employment to millions of people.

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