I &B sets format for Home Ministry Security clearance for TV channels

NEW DELHI: In view of new clearances and those who need fresh security clearance for next 10 years, the government has set out the format in which applications should be sent by news and non-news television channels seeking Home Ministry security clearance to uplink or downlink.


 The applications have to be sent to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry within 15 days.


 The companies owning channels have to furnish the details of the company and its Board of Directors (in four additional sets) in the prescribed format listed out in the Ministry’s website


 The details required are details of the company/firm for whom clearance is sought; names of firms/bidders, registered office address, date of incorporation, details of the Directors/Key Executive in respect of whom clearance is sought, name/parentage, date of Birth, Present Position held and complete address including e-mail and websites etc.

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