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Haryana Government's special focus on film promotion: 17 Films screened for subsidy

Kaumimarg Bureau | June 14, 2024 09:13 PM

Chandigarh- The four-day second meeting of the Screening cum Evaluation Committee under the Haryana Film and Entertainment Policy concluded on Friday at the Film Division Auditorium, Mahadev Road, New Delhi. During this, 17 films were screened.

Director General, Department of Information, Public Relations, Language, and Culture, Sh. Mandip Singh Brar was specially present at the conclusion of the screening process. He said that, in addition to preserving traditional culture, cinema is being actively promoted through the film policy.

Sh Brar said that the government is giving concrete shape to schemes by focusing on cultural genres alongside developmental themes. The Haryana government is consistently making efforts to promote films, ensuring that every aspect receives full attention. For the past two years, the Haryana Film Promotion Board has been working to allocate subsidies by inviting applications. He informed that special locations have been identified to facilitate the shooting of various films, including Haryanvi films, and the application process for shooting permissions has been significantly simplified. Now, permissions can be obtained by applying online. He also mentioned that a function will be organized soon to provide subsidies for the films selected during the screening.

On the concluding day of the meeting, the Chairperson of the Screening cum Evaluation Committee and other members were honored by the Director General Sh. Mandip Singh Brar. They were presented with mementoes and shawls in recognition of their contributions.

The four-day meeting was attended by the Chairperson of the Screening cum Evaluation Committee, Smt. Mita Vashisht, along with committee members including Vice Chancellor of SUPVA, Sh Gajendra Chauhan, and members Girish Dhamija, Atul Gangwar, Rajiv Bhatia, Art Officer Tanya JS Chauhan, and Suman Dangi from the Department of Art and Culture.

Additional Director Information, Public Relations, Language and Culture Department Sh Vivek Kalia, Joint Director Films Sh Neeraj Kumar, Deputy Director Sh Amit Pawar and other officers of the department were also present on this occasion.

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