Chandigarh, July 23
The Punjab Government on Thursday authorized detailed pointers for capturing of movies and music movies within the state, with restriction of 50 individuals on the venue, together with strict adherence to COVID-19 security protocols.
The improvement got here after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh authorized these pointers on Wednesday and requested Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan to formulate clear instructions in response to the request from a delegation of the leisure trade, which approached the state authorities searching for permission to renew manufacturing actions.
Post approval by the CM, Special Chief Secretary (Home) Satish Chandra issued complete pointers granting permission to shoot movies/music movies within the state, topic to sure circumstances, in response to a authorities launch.
The functions for grant of permission for capturing would have to be submitted to the deputy commissioner giving full particulars of the situation, variety of days and timings for which such permission is sought.
Today we had assembly with honourable Chief secretary Punjab and we raised the demand to make the rules and grant the permission to renew the shootings. In VC assembly worthy chief minister Punjab @capt_amarinder ji
Assured us he’ll deal with the Punjabi movie trade. pic.twitter.com/NhuGssXKmm
— Gippy Grewal (@GippyGrewal) July 22, 2020
After consulting the police authorities, the deputy commissioner would grant the permission and a replica of the permission shall be endorsed to the commissioner of police/senior superintendent of police for data and crucial motion.
The pointers additional stipulate that the length of capturing needs to be restricted to minimal attainable time and less than 50 individuals needs to be current on location.
Shooting would begin solely after all of the individuals concerned are thermally scanned and located asymptomatic.
The filming venue ought to have sanitisers or cleaning soap and water, and the members current ought to continuously wash their fingers.
Wearing of masks for all can be important, aside from those who’re in entrance of the digital camera. Social distance must be maintained, aside from those who’re being filmed, as per pointers.
In order to keep away from crowding, enough variety of view-cutters and enforcement of crowd management by non-public safety personnel can be ensured.
Meanwhile, in one other determination, the Punjab Police have withdrawn 6,355 personnel from non-core duties to create COVID-19 reserves and reinforce its subject power at police stations and within the armed battalions.
While 202 COVID-19 reserves have been created in police stations throughout districts, one other 20 have been constituted within the armed battalions to enhance operational readiness for enforcement of the assorted security norms and protocols in place within the state. PTI