Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced Rs 4,692 crore for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for Rs 2023-24 up from Rs 4,182 crore last year.
For Prasar Bharati alone, a budget of Rs 2,808.36 crore has been allotted from Rs 2,764.51 crore last fiscal. The FM has also set aside Rs 600 crore for the Broadcasting and Infrastructure Development scheme.
The Film and Television Institute of India will receive Rs 64.75 crore as against Rs 68.53 crore in the revised estimates of last FY.
Satyajit Ray Film and Television Insitute has been allotted Rs 95.13 crore as against Rs 60 crore last fiscal.
The National Film Development Corporation has been allotted Rs 3,0515 crore as opposed to Rs 2,948.13 crore last FY.