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Shyam Benegal Committee to revamp Censor Board of Film Censors

2018-06-21T21:42:39+00:00Categories: Committees|

Union Government constitutes Shyam Benegal Committee to revamp Censor Board of Film Censors

Union Government constitutes Shyam Benegal Committee to revamp Censor Board of Film Censors – The Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has constituted a committee headed by noted film-maker Shyam Benegal to look into revamp the film certification nuances by Censor Board of Film Censors (CBFC).

The committee is tasked to suggest recommendations provide a holistic framework and interpretation of provisions of Cinematograph Act, 1952 and Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 1983.

Other Members of the Committee:

  • Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
  • Bhawana Somaaya
  • Piyush Pandey
  • Nina Lath Gupta and Joint Secretary (Films) as Member Convenor.

Terms of reference of the Committee

  • The committee is expected to take note of the best practices in various parts of the world.
  • Recommend broad guidelines under the provisions of the Cinematograph Act, 1952 for the benefit of the chairperson and other members of the Screening Committee of CBFC.
  • Take into consideration that film industry is given sufficient and adequate space for creative and aesthetic expression.
  • Look into the staffing pattern of CBFC in an effort to recommend a framework which would provide efficient and transparent user friendly services.
  • The Committee has been requested to submit its recommendations within two months.
  • Its recommendations would enable those tasked with the work of certification of films to discharge their responsibilities keeping in view the prescribed framework.

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