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MIB spent Rs 2790.7 cr on broadcasting in FY22

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting’s actual expenditures for fiscal 2021-22 stands at Rs 3728.99 crore. The total budget of the ministry for the year was Rs 4079.71 crore, comprising a revenue budget of Rs 4058.61 crore and capital of Rs 21.10 crore.

For 2021-22, the expenditure on broadcasting was Rs 2790.71 crore while on information it was Rs 593.54 crore and on films it was Rs 259.29 crore. Grants-in-aid to Prasar Bharati amounted to Rs 2790.71 crore.

The ministry is functionally divided into three sectors – Information, Broadcasting and Films. There are 10 media units/ attached and subordinate offices, three autonomous bodies, three training institutes and two Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC has the technical infrastructure to acquire, record, store and retrieve the contents of up to 900 TV channels on a real-time basis.

Receipts of DTH in the last three years stood at Rs 647.23 for 2019-20, Rs 1559.27 crore for 2020-21 and Rs 1581.41 crore in 2021-22. BCS Bureau

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