Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Current Affairs - 2020

What is TRP? – Parliamentary panel on IT to look in to TRP manipulation.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology which is chaired by the Congress MP Shashi Tharoor will look into the TRP issue and take it into parliament as per the sources. The panel is taking up the issue seriously and it will be discussed in detail. Background Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh recently in Read More…

Bimal Julka Committee on Rationalization of Film Media units

On June 2, 2020, the Bimal Julka Committee on Rationalization of Film Media operating under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting submitted its report to the ministry. Key Findings of the report The Committee recommended roadmaps for the development of National Film Development Corporation, Children’s Film Society of India, Films division, Satyajit Ray Film and Television Read More…

Draft Guidelines issued for Satellite TV channels

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued draft guidelines for satellite TV channels. Highlights The Ministry has listed 11 violation under the guidelines. It includes delay in intimating the ministry about the change in shareholding pattern of the company, appointing a director without the permission of the ministry, not removing a director who has Read More…

Government to set up FACT Check Module to curb fake news

Union Government has decided to set up FACT Check Module to identify incidences of fake news on social media and digital platforms and take corrective action. It will be set up under Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the government’s public relations arm. About FACT Check module It is aimed at protecting and insulating the Read More…

7th National Photography Awards

The 7th National Photography Awards were presented by Union Minister of State (IC) for Information & Broadcasting Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore. The seventh edition of National Photography Awards was organised at National Media Centre in New Delhi. The theme for the Professional category was “Women-led Development” and theme for Amateur category was “Fairs and Festivals of Read More…