NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today welcomed the initiative taken by the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry to launch a joint campaign to create awareness about video and software piracy.
The Minister was responding to an offer by the Chamber whose Media and Entertainment Committee members met today.
While they thanked the Minister for removing service tax from television advertising, they said the music and film industry was facing a major problem because of illegal piracy.
The delegation offered its services for an awareness campaign in this regard among general public through conferences, awareness campaigns and painting competitions among school children.
The delegation was led by Chamber president Sharad Jaipuria with vice presidents Alok Sri Ram and Media and Entertainment Committee chairman Mukesh Gupta, ED Saurabh Sanyal and senior secretary Yogesh Srivastava.