National Film Museum Gets $14.3 Million from Government
Source:Artdaily.com Date: 2010-03-20 Size:
India's central government plans to set up a national museum for Indian cinema by 2013 to commemorate the centenary of the film industry, writes the Press Trust of India.

 

India’s central government plans to set up a national museum for Indian cinema by 2013 to commemorate the centenary of the film industry, writes the Press Trust of India.

"We are committed to the national heritage mission and will be celebrating one hundred years of Indian cinema in 2013 for which we are setting up a national museum of Indian cinema in Mumbai.... We have already allocated Rs 650-crore about $14.3 million] for the same,” the nation’s minister for information and broadcasting Ambika Soni said today.

In order to enhance the technical aspects of the Indian film industry and to increase the trend of animation and gaming, the ministry also has plans to set up a national center for animation and gaming industry, she told reporters.

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