Last month, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) had intimated that work on the new policy was in full swing. Information and Broadcasting Ministry recently informed that the copy of National Broadcasting Policy draft will soon be shared with Prasar Bharati, CEO, Shashi Shekhar Vempati for the consultation.
Indiantelevision.com has accessed the draft. Also the draft is been shared with scientific ministries as the Department of Telecommunications, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology on the lines of utilisation of spectrum, emerging technologies, trends in the broadcasting sector, increasing outreach of TV & radio households.
As per the draft, the National Broadcasting Policy-2021 is guided by the following vision: A functional, vibrant, and resilient Broadcasting sector in the country; meeting the diverse requirements and the aspirations of the citizen to receive news, reliable information, and high-quality entertainment anytime, anywhere in the language of their choice, secondly, project India’s diverse cultural and plural heritage through global outreach and thirdly, help India’s transition to a digitally empowered economy and society.