Govt has decided to ease annual renewal norms for TV channels: Venkaiah Naidu

The I&B ministry, Naidu said, is committed to the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote ease of doing business.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:November 11, 2016 12:41 pm
Venkaiah Naidu, TV channels,  TV channels annual renewal,  TV channels license,  TV channels renewal norms,  TV channels annual renewal norms, india news “As part of the government’s initiative of ease of doing business, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has completely done away with the process of obtaining an annual renewal for TV channels in the current form,” he said. (Source: File/PTI)

The government has decided to ease the “annual renewal” norms for TV channels and existing broadcasters can continue operations by simply paying annual permission fee 60 days before the due date, Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday. “As part of the government’s initiative of ease of doing business, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has completely done away with the process of obtaining an annual renewal for TV channels in the current form,” he said.

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Naidu said that “broadcasters who have been given the permission for uplinking or downlinking can continue their operations by simply paying the annual permission fee upto 60 days before the due date, which by itself will be treated as permission for continuation of a channel for a further period of one year.” This decision, the minister emphasised, would benefit a total of 963 channels and teleports.

The I&B ministry, Naidu said, is committed to the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote ease of doing business and will continue to take more steps in consultation with stakeholders. The minister, who was addressing the Economic Editors’ Conference here, also lauded the government’s decision to demonetise Rs 1000 and Rs 500 notes, saying the Prime Minister wants to realise ‘Swachh Bharat’ (Clean India), in terms of ‘tan’, ‘man’ and ‘dhan’ (body, mind and wealth).

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    SubbuI
    Nov 11, 2016 at 9:56 am
    VERY GREAT DECISION BY NALAYAK NMODI. WHY DON'T THIS UNWORTY GOONS PUT THEIR ALL EXPERTISE IN SOLVING KASHMIR TODAY'S UNRESTlt;br/gt;THEN WE AGREE THESE PUNKS GOT MARBLE IN PLACE.CRIMINALS GUJARATH MODEL-
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    Dayanand
    Nov 11, 2016 at 2:04 pm
    ALL ANTI MODI - ANTI INDIA-ANTI HINDU DONT TAKE ANY BENIFIT FROM GOVT AND FIGHT AGAINST. GOVT. U VOTE CONGRESS and APP . SHAMELESS GUYS and GALS - JIS THALI MA KATA HI UUS THALI CHAD KARTA HI.-- HINDUSTAN MA RAHA KAR HINDU KO GALI DASH KO GALI. THIS IS WHAT YOUR PARENTS TEACHING YOU. SHAME ON U
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    Dayanand
    Nov 11, 2016 at 2:02 pm
    gopal is honest. vote him. DAYS ARE NEAR CONGRES WILL BE ABOLISHED FROM INDIA PERMENENT . DOGS ON STREET ARE FAR BETTER THEN APP and CONGSlt;br/gt;CONGRESS and APP POLITICAL TERRORIST and ANTI HINDU. SENSEBLE INDIAN CAN UNDERSTANT. BURN BLACK MONEY OR ELSE GO JAIL/ KA BAKHT. DRINK THEIR GANGA JAL. YOU ALL ANTI INDIA-ANTI MODI GO TO STAN . EAT BRIYANI . DRINK THEIR GANGA JAL. -----
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    Sreenivasan
    Nov 11, 2016 at 11:06 am
    All channels are government channels.
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    mumbikar
    Nov 11, 2016 at 8:26 am
    Haaaahaaaaaaa !!!!!!!
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    Vihari Naidu
    Nov 11, 2016 at 10:26 am
    When all channels are you channels, this would help a lot.
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    gopal
    Nov 11, 2016 at 12:50 pm
    They Are supporting the Media Owners to get back as reward . They tarnish UPA government with falls corruption propaa.awake you all Indian and save the country
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