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While discussing about the New Film Policy-2022, Special Principal Secretary (Information) Abhinav Kumar instructed to make film production practical and simple with special reference to the state of Uttarakhand. He said that film making based on local dialect and language should be given equal importance as film production based on English and Hindi language.

Film and Television Institute Pune, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute Kolkata are considering giving scholarships to the students of Uttarakhand state who are undergoing training. Special Principal Secretary (Information) Abhinav Kumar on Tuesday gave instructions to the officers regarding the scholarship. On the instructions of the Chief Minister, he was taking a review meeting of the Information Department in the secretariat chamber.

The meeting mainly discussed about the New Film Policy-2022. He directed that film making should be made practical and simple with special reference to the state of Uttarakhand. Its aim should be to shoot more and more films in the state, employment should be created, local artists should be benefited and tourism of the state should be promoted.

He said that filmmakers and directors should be motivated to make films there by marking the destinations in remote mountainous areas of Uttarakhand. He directed to organize a film festival like the National Film Awards. He said that an annual function should be organized to give awards to actors, actresses, film producers and directors. Film making based on local dialect and language should be given equal importance to film production based on English and Hindi language.

He said that the new film policy will generate employment. Hotel, taxi business will increase. Local artists will get benefit. The state will get more money in the form of SGST in the form of revenue and tourism will get a boost. Under Secretary, Rajneesh Jain, Joint Director, Ashish Kumar Tripathi, Joint Director, KS Chauhan, Deputy Director, Nitin Upadhyay and Deputy Director, Manoj Shrivastava were present in the meeting.
Information department e-office structure should be made soon
In the meeting, instructions were given to develop the infrastructure of Information Department e-office at the earliest. According to the departmental requirement, he was also asked to submit a proposal for reorganization of the Information Department. Instructions were also given to set up training programs in national level institutions to make the personnel more efficient.


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