Good News for Chhollywood, Chhattisgarhi Film Shooting NOC is FREE
Chhattisgarh Film Cell constituted for the information regarding film production
Single Dashboard facility started to promote Chhattisgarhi Film industry and to solve the problems arising in film production
State Government authorizes District Collector to issue free No Objection Certificates related to film production
Time-bound issuance of NOC related to film production included under Public Service Guarantee Act
Raipur, 5 May 2021 To solve the problems arising in the field of film production in Chhattisgarh state and to promote film production industry in the state, State Government has taken a major decision of authorizing all the District Collectors for issuance of No Objection Certificates related to film production. In addition, the time-bound issuance of NOC has been included under Public Service Guarantee Act and the time-limit of 30 days has been set for the same.
It is noteworthy that on the initiative of Culture Minister Mr. Amarjeet Bhagat, Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel had given necessary instructions in the context. In the same sequence, Culture Department has started the facility of Single Dashboard for registration and renewal of NOC for movie shooting in the state. Order and notification in the context has been issued from Culture Department, Mahanadi Bhavan, Nava Raipur.
As per the order and notification issued, District Collectors have been authorized to issue free of cost NOCs for film shooting. In addition, Divisional Commissioner and Director Culture has been appointed as Appellate Officers for the smooth and systematic implementation of the order. This service of NOC issuance has been included under Public Service Guarantee Act 2011 and the time-limit of 30 days has been fixed for the same. A film cell has also been constituted under Culture Department to provide necessary information, advice and guidance about NOC application and process of film production.