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I&B ministry to set up web portal to give info on filming facilities in India

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The information and broadcasting ministry today said it will set up a dedicated web to disseminate information on filming facilities available in the country.

The will also provide an overview such locations. Applications for shooting permission will be accepted through the site, an official release said.

"The will help potential production companies looking to shoot in to obtain permissions, explore potential benefits and obtain an overview of various locations in that could benefit the storyline of the film under consideration," it said.

Besides facilitating the acceptance of application for shooting feature films and television and web shows, the portal will allow and issuing permissions, the ministry said.

The portal would also provide information on locations and link to all state portals, it said.

"It would capture detailed information pertaining to a particular location, resources or facilities available in a standardised format that would include basic location description, map, best time to shoot, connectivity, photographs, digital walk tour, permissions required, and previous movies shot," it said.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 19:45 IST