Last year, the government imposed the processing fee for non-news channels, with national TV channels being asked to pay Rs 1 lakh for temporary uplinking and downlinking, while for regional channels the fee was Rs 50,000.
"Many schools and other institutions celebrate August 15 a day earlier and declare a holiday on Independence Day. We just want to request such organisations to refrain from doing so," a tourism ministry official said.
The films which need to be screened at film festivals do not require a certificate from the CBFC, but they must have a censor exemption certificate from the concerned Ministry as without the exemption, no documentary film can be screened at any festival.
New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The winners of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting's Republic Day School Media Contest met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and veteran Indian shooter and politician Rajyavardhan Rathore on Wednesday. The winners were awarded certificates and prizes for their contribution. The contests were held on Ministry's Facebook and Twitter page, where graffiti were invited from participants on various flagship programmes of the government. The competition was open for a fortnight from 1 to 14 January.