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Committee on indecent depiction of women in media

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has set up a committee to finalize modalities for a media campaign against indecent portrayal of women in mass media. Why this step? The aim of the campaign is to instill respect for women in all spheres of life. The step has been taken to tackle the menace ..

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‘MyIndia Initiative-A Digital Volunteer Programme’ launched by Ministry of I & B

The Ministry of I&B (Information and Broadcasting) launched the ‘My India Initiative-A Digital Volunteer Programme’.   Objective: To disseminate the development messages across the Social Media platforms by registering citizens as volunteers in an effort to contribute positively towards nation building. The programme will have real time engagement through the Social Media tools. Twitter Conference ..

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Rs 1,768 crore spent by Government in the last 3 years to promote its brand

As per the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry, the government has spent over Rs 1,768 crore in the last 3 years to publicize itself. The amount has been spent by the Directorate of Audio-Visual Publicity (DAVP) in advertisements and publicity campaigns in newspapers, magazines and on TV. The maximum spending has been on newspaper advertisements ..

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Anti-Piracy Scheme in Audio-Visual Sector gets approval by Central Govt

Under the 12th five year plan, the Union government has approved a scheme by Information & Broadcasting Ministry for carrying out an anti-piracy initiative in the audio-visual sector. The key activities planned include: Campaign on piracy through audio-visual, internet and print media Dedicated web portal Training programmes and workshops to sensitize police, judicial, administrative officials, ..

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Government to digitize cable TV network in 38 more cities

Phase-2 of the campaign to digitize the cable TV network in India has been started by The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. In the phase0-2, 38 cities in 15 states will be covered by March 31, 2013. Earlier, the digitization was completed in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata on October 31, 2012, while in Chennai the ..

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