Addressing a meeting of the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce here, he said the I&B Ministry has launched a portal where one could can apply for permission to shoot from various departments. This will enable the producers to get permission online to shoot anywhere in India, thus ensuring the ease of doing business, he added.
A MoU with IIT, Mumbai has been signed to establish a world class education institute for animation and VFX, he added. Representatives of various film trade associations presented a memorandum on various requests and demands of the film Industry.
Problems faced by the film industry due to COVID, animal welfare board certification, privacy issues, single window clearance for film shoots, double taxation for films were some of the issues present in the memorandum.