The government has committed itself to protect the country’s film heritage: Javadekar

Mumbai: The government is committed to implementing the National Film Heritage Mission (NFHM) in a time-limited manner, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said.
During his visit to the National Film Archive of India today, the Minister of Information and Broadcasting of the Union called the NFHM an important initiative of the I & B Ministry to preserve and preserve the film heritage of the country.
Javadekar has re-examined the prestigious project of the Ministry of the “National Film Heritage Mission” and various activities undertaken within this project.
“Work on the evaluation of the state of the film from almost 1.32 lakh of film rollers has been completed and preventive conservation works are under way. Soon the work on the digitization of film rollers will begin, “said Javadekar. The government establishes new facilities for preservation (vaults) on 3 hectares of land. Also, NFAI will have a dedicated children’s club, which will use children of different ages, “he added.
Speaking of the renovation of the Jaykar Bungalow, Javadekar said: “The restored Jaykar bungalow will have a new digital library and a personal space for watching movie explorers.”
On the margins of the review meeting, Javadekar also met with the personality of the film federation and addressed their demands.
The broader objectives of the NFHM are to evaluate the state of the film and preventive conservation of about 150,000 film rolls, digitizing about 3,500 films, restoring images and sounds to about 2,000 Indian films, constructing preservation and preservation objects (vaults), training and workshops and creating a comprehensive Web-based End to End IT solution.

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