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Punjab seeks to be major media and entertainment hub

22-April-2006
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Punjab seeks to be major media and entertainment hub

In order to focus on investment opportunities to develop Punjab as a media entertainment and film industry hub in the northern India the Punjab government, in association with International Punjabi Chamber for Service Industry (IPCSI), is organising a one-day an international conference on media and entertainment on April 22, 2006 in Mumbai.

Speaking to exchange4media, Dr Gulshan Sharma, Secretary General, IPCSI, said that the conference would explore the opportunities that were available for setting up production houses, film studios, media houses, multiplexes and media lounges, animation and SFX studios, film and television houses, celebrity management houses and other media and entertainment related projects by bringing prospective NRI and domestic investors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, developers and others on a common platform.

Senior Punjab ministers, including Minister for Cultural Affairs, Partap Singh Bajwa, and NRI Affairs Minister Amarjit S Samra and top bureaucrats will take part in the deliberations at the conference, where people from film and television, besides advertising, PR, event management, banks, financial institutions, travel and tourism, telecom, IT and corporates associated with media and entertainment industry have been invited.

The conclave would also honour film personalities, leading corporates, NRIs and other veterans from media entertainment industry who have contributed immensely to the entertainment industry.

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