Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Current Affairs, GK & News

National Film Awards 2022- Winners

Soorarai Pottru won the best feature film award at the 68th National Film Awards. Overall, Soorarai Pottru won three out of four biggest awards while Tanhaji also won major trophies. National Film Awards 2022 Winner List: Best Actor Award was shared by actors Suriya for Soorarai Pottru and Ajay Devgan for Tanjaji. Best Actress award ..

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Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (AVGC) Promotion Task Force

An Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (AVGC) Promotion Task Force has been constituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. This sector has a lot of growth potential and can promote the government’s “Create in India” and “Brand India”. Overview: By 2025, India has the potential of capturing 5 percent of the global market ..

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Broadcast Seva Portal

Anurag Thakur, the Information and Broadcasting Minister has launched the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting’s Broadcast Seva Portal. This portal was launched on 4th April 2022 in New Delhi. Overview: The country’s media and entertainment sectors are rapidly growing. In the next two years, it will reach the USD 30 billion mark, and currently it ..

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National Film Development Corporation Merger

The merger of four film media units which are the Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Films Division, Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI), and National Film Archive of India (NFAI) with the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) has been announced by the Central government of India. Overview: The mandate to produce short films and documentaries, ..

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52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) – Key Facts

52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held from November 20 to November 28, 2021. Key Points Fifteen films including ‘Land of Dreams, directed by Shoja Azari and Charlotte directed by Simon Franco’ will vie for the top awards. IFFI will be hosted in Goa. Golden Peacock award The golden peacock award will ..

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Centre’s New Guidelines on Social Media Regulation

The Central government has notified the new guidelines on social media regulations on February 25, 2021. It is being called as “Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021”. Highlights The new guidelines have been notified with the aim of regulating social media and OTT platforms. These rules were put into public by ..

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