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Goyal announces single window clearance for Indian filmmakers

Agency | February 01, 2019 03:10 PM

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced that there will be a single window clearance for Indian filmmakers for the smooth shooting of films.

While presenting the Interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, he said: "Entertainment industry is a major employment generator. To promote the entertainment industry, there will be single window clearance to ease shooting of films.

"This was earlier available only to foreigners (and) is now going to be made available to Indian filmmakers as well."

Goyal also said that the government will include anti-camcording provisions in the Cinematography Act to control piracy.

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