Steps underway for upgradation of FTII: Rathore

NEW DELHI: A sum of Rs eighty crore has been set aside for the upgradation plans of the Film and Television of India in the Twelfth Plan..

The performance of the Institute is periodically assessed through meetings of the Society and Governing Council, Audit and Annual Report submitted by the Institute, and audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General.

There is a regular mechanism of periodic audit including audit by C&AG, meetings of the Society and Governing Council of the Institute which include representatives from the Government and domain experts.

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore told Parliament that the programmes being undertaken for upgradation are:

i. Up-gradation of existing infrastructure of FTII and creation of additional infrastructure to meet the growing needs of the Institute. This includes construction of new main theatre, class room theatres, student hostels etc.

ii. Replacement of obsolete equipment and procurement of modern equipment to keep pace with the technological changes in film and television industry including HD technology.

Meanwhile, the syllabus of FTII had been modified recently to provide for semester system, modular structure, choice based credit system, continuous evaluation etc. that would provide more flexibility to the students in the process of learning and corresponding monitoring of outcomes thereof.

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