Indian Government to Regulate Broadcasting

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has announced that it will work out a regulatory mechanism for the broadcasting sector.

‘A regulatory mechanism is proposed for broadcasting sector. The proposed Broadcast Services Regulation Bill has provisions for constitution of Broadcasting Services Regulatory Authority. The proposed Bill does not compromise the freedom of expression as guaranteed in our Constitution’,P.R. Dasmunsi, Minister for Information and Broadcasting said.

The Government has been consulting stakeholders including News Broadcasters Association on the proposed Bill.

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