Year End Review : Ministry of I&B
1)50th International Film Festival of India organized in Goa. Russia was the focus country during the festival.
Shri Rajinikanth was conferred the ‘Icon Of Golden Jubilee Award’ for his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema.
‘Particles’ directed by Blaise Harrison and produced by Estelle Fialon won the coveted Golden Peacock Award.
Lijo Jose Pellissery conferred Best Director Award for ‘Jallikattu’.
2)66th National Film Awards :- Gujarati film Hellaroin Best Feature Film category.
BadhaaiHo bagged the award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.
3)Patriotic song “Watan” produced by Doordarshan to mark the occasion of Independence Day released.
4)Doordarshan’s Free Dish Set Top Boxes in Jammu and Kashmir distributed.
5)Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched DD Arunprabha, a dedicated 24×7 Doordarshan satellite channel for Arunachal Pradesh on 9th February, 2019.
6)‘Jaldoot’ a travelling exhibition on Jalshakti Abhiyan arranged by Regional Outreach Bureau, Pune.
7)E-version of Rozgar Samachar launched with a view to make aspirants aware of job opportunities in government sector including public sector enterprises.
8)Travelogue program “Rag Rag Mein Ganga” and quiz show “Meri Ganga” on Doordarshan launched. The travelogue series “Rag Rag Mein Ganga” has been made by Doordarshan in collaboration with National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG).
9)Ministry aims to establish Community Radio Stations in every district of the Country, as announced at the 7th National Community Radio Sammelan in August 2019.
10)First Annual Conference of Media Units working under I&B Ministry was organized at New Delhi. During the Conference, performance of the Media Units was reviewed.