Hassle-free foreign film shoot

New Delhi, Feb. 1: International filmmakers will now find it easier to shoot in the country as the Centre has decided to set up a single window clearance system to grant all permission and clearances within a fixed time frame.

The information and Broadcasting ministry is hoping to get Film Promotion and Felicitation Board, on the lines of Foreign Investment Promotion Board, functional by the year-end.

The board will facilitate granting permissions and sops to international filmmakers who want to shoot in India. "At present, filmmakers require about 20 permissions... where they want to shoot," said I and B secretary Udai Kumar Varma.

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