June 3, 2020

An Expert Committees on Rationalisation of Film Media Units and Review of Autonomous Bodies submitted its report to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The Committee was chaired by Bimal Julka.


  • The committee has found overlapping activities being undertaken by multiple institutes.

  • It has suggested an umbrella configuration with 4 broad verticals under which institutes should work. They are - Production, Festival, Heritage and Knowledge. It has recommended that these verticals be headed by professionals.

  • It has also recommended creation of Film Promotion Fund for independent filmmakers for making commercial films.