Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar yesterday said COVID pandemic has forced people to think of new ways to communicate. Addressing the inaugural session of FICCI Frames 2020, Mr Javadekar said the government is coming up with SOPs for shooting films in India in the light of the pandemic.
To further accelerate the restart of film making that has come to a standstill, the Minister said the government is coming up with incentives of production in all sectors including TV serials, animation and gaming. The Minister informed these measures will be announced soon. He said the importance of Indian media and entertainment sector cannot be stressed enough and added that the sector generates millions of jobs.