Govt asks pvt TV channels to display credits of serials in Hindi & regional languages too

Currently several Hindi and regional language TV channels display credits only in English, the ministry said

IB ministry

The Information & Broadcasting Ministry has directed all private satellite TV channels to consider displaying the castings/credits/titles of Hindi and regional languages TV serials in the respective languages also. The ministry said currently several Hindi and regional language TV channels display these details only in English.

According to the ministry, the practice will enhance outreach and benefit TV viewers of the country.

“It has come to the notice of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting that several Hindi and regional language TV channels display the castings/credits/titles of Hindi and regional language TV serials only in English. This practise tends to deprive people versed with Hindi and Regional languages of the valuable information about casting of TV serials/programmes,” the ministry said in a statement.

“With a view to enhance outreach and benefit TV viewers of the country, the ministry has advised all private satellite TV channels to consider displaying the castings/credits/titles of Hindi and Regional languages TV serials in the respective languages also,” it added.

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