SRINAGAR: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review the proposed J&K Film Policy-2021, here at Civil Secretariat.
“J&K Film Policy will be among the best in the Country and all the stakeholders would be taken on board while finalizing it,” observed the Lt Governor.
During the meeting, point-wise discussions were held on measures needed to be incorporated to attract and facilitate the film-makers coming to the UT, besides maximizing the potential of promising local film sector and talents for transforming J&K into the most preferred film destination.
The Lt Governor advised the concerned officers to consult the renowned names in the Indian Film Industry to seek and incorporate their suggestions.
He also emphasized on streamlining the Single Window Clearance & Facilitation System, and bringing renowned filmmakers from across the country and abroad for exploring the unexplored scenic locales available in abundance in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.
Director Information and Public Relations, Rahul Pandey gave a detailed presentation on the Advantages of Jammu and Kashmir for the Indian film Industry, besides Administrative structure and the way forward for the film sector in J&K.
BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Arun Kumar Mehta, Financial Commissioner, Finance Department; Atal Dulloo, Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education; Shaleen Kabra, Principal Secretary, Home Department; Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary, PDD and Information; Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to Lt Governor; Ranjan Prakash Thakur, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce; Sarmad Hafeez, Administrative Secretary, Tourism Department, and other concerned officers attended the meeting, in person and through virtual mode.