Govt working on model theatre policy to arrest decline in cinemas

The government will also work with states to facilitate and promote film shootings in India, he said

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The government will work with states to facilitate and promote film shootings in India

Viveat Susan Pinto Mumbai
The government is working on a model theatre policy in a bid to arrest the decline in the number of movie halls, Apurva Chandra, union secretary, Information & Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry, told Business Standard. The model theatre policy will also include a single-window clearance for cinemas, he said.

Chandra said states, such as Karnataka, are already on board, as far as the model theatre policy is concerned. Five cinemas were recently set up in the state with the help of a letter of support provided by the I&B Ministry.

“In the past few years, the number of theatres has declined

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First Published: Sep 27 2022 | 8:30 PM IST

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