Digital/Online Media Brought Under Purview Of Ministry Of Information & Broadcasting
Digital/Online media has been brought under the purview of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The Second Schedule of the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules has been amended to include following entries viz. Films and Audio-Visual programmes ,News and current affairs content. Digital/Online Media would include Films and Audio-Visual programmes, news and current affairs contents. This means OTT platforms, like Netflix, Amazon Prime, etc and online news portals are brought under the control of the Ministry.