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NFDC got Rs 13.60 crore grant for 2012-13 from I&B Ministry

The central government has released Rs 13.60 crore to the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) during 2012-13 against an allocation of Rs 17 crore, the Lok Sabha was told on December 18.

NFDC got Rs 13.60 crore grant for 2012-13 from I&B Ministry

The government also released Rs 36 crore to produce 15 films in regional languages and three films in Hindi/English

The central government has released Rs 13.60 crore to the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) during 2012-13 against an allocation of Rs 17 crore, the Lok Sabha was told on December 18.

“During the year 2012-13, Rs 13.60 crore have been released to the NFDC against an allocation of Rs 17 crore for production of films in various languages under the component ‘Production of films and documentaries in various Indian languages’ of the Main Secretariat’s XIIth Plan Scheme ‘Development, Communication and Dissemination of Filmic Content’,” Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari said.

Tewari was responding to a question by Congress MP Ashok Tanwar, who had sought details of steps taken by the government to promote the film industry. “We have also allocated Rs 36 crore to produce 15 films in various regional languages and three films in Hindi/English,” Tewari said.

Mumbai-based NFDC is a central agency established in 1975 to encourage cinema in India. It functions under the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

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