The first meeting of newly constituted Media and Entertainment Committee of BIS- Bureau of Indian Standards under Ministry of Consumer Affairs Food And Public Distribution took place on web inviting some of the most important stake holders of the industry.
“We are the sixth biggest industry in India with almost touching 2,30,000 Crores turn over and were expected to be 3,00,000 crores by 2024. Around ten million people are directly working in this industry and we are supporting another ten million in associated industries like tourism, hospitality, engineering, travel and transport, interior designing, food and catering etc,” initiated and briefed by Dr. Sandeep Marwah Chairperson of the committee.
“It is a historical moment when for the first time in India we all are meeting to raise the standard of Indian media and entertainment industry and trying to introduce standards in this creative environment. We want world to appreciate our efforts of introducing quality, productivity and conducive environment for the people of creative World,” added Dr. Sandeep Marwah.
The meeting, which lasted for three hours covered many points concerning the scope and composition of media and entertainment services sectional committee and the strategy and roadmap for standardization.
The meeting was attended by the senior representatives of Airtel Digital TV, CFSI- Children’s Film Society India, CII- Confederation of Indian Industry, EEMA- Event and Entertainment Management Association, FCCI- Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Jagran Prakashan Ltd , MESC- Media and Entertainment Skills Council.
Executives from Industry Alliances, Media & Advocacy Consultant, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Newspaper Association of India, Prasar Bharti , PVR Ltd , Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Yash Raj Films , Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry and senior officers from Ministry of Consumer Affairs Food And Public Distribution participated in full swing and came to many concrete decisions.