24 December, 2020
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The Union Cabinet on December 23, 2020, approved the merger of four of its media units- Directorate of Film Festivals, Films Division, Children’s Film Society, and National Film Archives of India with the National Film Development Corporation- NFDC.
The vision of the new entity will be to ensure the focused and balanced development of Indian Cinema in all genres- children’s content, feature films, films/content for the OTT platform, short films and documentaries, and animation.
Upon the merger, the National Film Development Corporation will be uniquely placed with regard to aspects of production, promotion, and preservation of the filmic content- all under one management.
The merger under one corporation will lead to synergy amongst the various activities. It will also help with efficient and better utilization of misting manpower and infrastructure.
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