OTT platforms brought under the purview of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

On, 9th November 2020, the President, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (3) of article 77 of the Constitution made the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Three Hundred and Fifty Seventh Amendment Rules, 2020.

These rules were notified vide notification no. S.O. 4040(E). As per these rules, now,

  1. Films and Audio-Visual programmes made available by online content providers.
  2. News and current affairs content on online platforms.

shall come under the purview of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (Soochana aur Prasaran Mantralaya).

Copy of notification: S.O. 4040(E).

-Adv. Tushar Kaushik 

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