President gives a ‘Special Mention Certificate’ to UP at National Film Awards

NEW DELHI || Uttar Pradesh state has been given the ‘Special Mention Certificate’ under the “Most Film Friendly State Award’ by His Excellency President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee, under at the 63rd National Awards ceremony held today at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

basPrincipal Secretary (Information)/Chairman Film Bandhu Navneet Sehgal received the award on behalf of the state, from the president, in presence of Hon’ble minister for Information and Broadcasting Mr Arun Jaitley.

It may be pointed out here the award was bestowed upon the state for providing good facilities to film producers in the state.

Among other facilities, the award has been given to the state government with regards to implementing a single-window policy, providing facilities for production and post-production, providing attractive subsidy for film production, dedicated web portal for permission for production of film, online facility for applying , creating a database for crew/filmmakers/film talent and providers of film shooting equipment.