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I&B slots MSOs & broadcasters' open house meet on 20th of each month

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MUMBAI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) is taking all steps possible to ensure that the sector prospers and any issue, which hampers the growth is addressed well in time.

The Ministry, over the past several months, has taken active measures to ensure that the various stakeholders of the ecosystem meet from time to time. The meeting is aimed at becoming a forum for the stakeholders to voice their concerns and come up with solutions.

In its latest notice, the Ministry has informed both the broadcasters and MSOs, that the open house meetings, which were earlier held on the 5th of every month, will now take place on the 20th of every month. In case, of the day being a holiday, the meeting will be held on the next day.

The meeting will be held from 11 am to 12 pm, in two different rooms of Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi involving broadcasters and MSOs.

The notice clearly states that only regular employees of the company, well versed with the issue, would be allowed to participate in the open house meeting. ?Therefore, the participant shall have to bring authorisation letter from the top executive of the company in his/her name to participate in the open house meeting, along with photo identity card issued by the employer company,? reads the notice.

Companies, which desire to participate in the open house have been asked to send the request of participation detailing out the issues to be discussed latest by 10th of the month to director (BC) through email at dirbc-moib@nic.in

However, for the meeting scheduled on 20 April, issues to be discussed may be sent latest by 13 April.

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