Media Welfare: Purohit's Urgent Advocacy

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02 Feb, 24 10:31
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Media Welfare: Purohit's Urgent Advocacy

Mumbai: JagdishPurohit, thechiefofIndiaPressGroup, expressed gratitude to Union InformationandBroadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur for the passage of the Press and Magazine Registration Bill2023. This bill, aimed at modernizing the regulatory framework for the publishing industry,garneredappreciationfrom Purohit,whopresentedafivepoint demand letter outlining crucial steps forthe welfare of print, electronic, and digital media. In the memorandum, Purohit highlighted the substantial impact of the COVID19pandemiconmedia,newspapers, and journalists. Acknowledgingthechallenges facedbymany inmeetingtheir daily needs, he emphasized the urgent necessity for concrete measures to support those affected. Purohit urged the government to provide financial assistance to journalists,photographers,media personnel, and publication staffwholosttheirlivesorjobs due to the pandemic. Applauding the government's initiative to reform the outdated British-era law governingthepublishingindustry, Purohit's memorandum suggestedseveralmeasuresinthe broader interest of print, electronic, and digital media. Key points in the memorandumincludedtheonlineinitiation of Broadcasting Registration Number (BRN) and the mandatory inclusion of circulationfigures fromGST e-way bills for newspapers and printers.Purohit also proposedthattheCentralBureau of Communications (CBC) overseealladvertisements for print, electronic, and digital media, ensuring transparency and accountability in their circulation.

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