Assam Govt Provides Subsidy for Reviving Cinema Halls
GUWAHATI: Taking a huge step towards supporting the Assamese film industry, chief minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially distributed subsidy to 10 entrepreneurs for establishing new cinema halls and re-opening/renovating closed and old cinema halls in the state.
Earlier, the Assam government had announced setting up of new cinema halls and revival of the old ones in a programme organised by the Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Ltd. on 16th September.
"An artiste can transform people's minds, thinking & perspective. I request the community to take a leadership role in bringing positive vibration and harmony in the society," Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said.
He added that a number of initiatives had been taken by the government since 2016 to make Assam a culturally developed state. Chief Minister Sonowal urged the Silpi Samaj to create awareness on various schemes besides encouraging more youths to come forward and make their mark in this industry.