Recognising India's Entertainment Industry as a major job sector, the Finance Minister declared extension of single window clearance for film shoot to Indian filmmakers. "Single window clearance for ease of shooting films, available only to foreigners, is now going to be made available to Indian filmmakers as well," said Shri Piyush Goyal.
The Finance Minister also announced other measures to ease filmmaking and check piracy. "Regulatory provisions will rely more on self-declaration. We will also introduce anti-camcording provisions in the Cinematograph Act to control the menace of piracy," he said.
Interim Budget 2019-20 was presented in Parliament today by the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal.