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A roundtable meeting was held between Industries Department to focous Odisha State Film Policy 2019

Bhubaneswar:1/04/19: A roundtable meeting was held between Industries Department, Odisha government and the media & entertainment industry stakeholders from state and other parts of Indiaon 30th of March,2019.

The meeting was focused on the assistance to be provided by the Odisha State Film Policy 2019 to enhance the opportunities for the film sector in Odisha. The roundtable was organized by FICCI.

The roundtable saw participants, which included Sanjay Suri, Bollywood film personality, Himanshu Dhanuka, Eskay Movie, Kolkata, Sabu Cherian, South film producer, Rahul Rao, Business Head, Zee, Sidhant Mohapatra, Ollywood actor, Manmohan Mohapatra, Producer-Director, Akshay Parija, Producer-Director, Deepak Samantray, Producer-Director, Jugal Debata, Producer-Director, representatives from Cine Chambers, Film Producers Association among others.

Key speakers at the roundtable included Sanjeev Chopra, Principal Secretary, Industries Department, Government of Odisha, Dr. Nitin Jawale, MD, IPICOL, Monica Nayyar Patnaik, co-chairperson of FICCI Odisha State Council and Satyabrata Tripathy, Chairman Odisha Film Development Corporation (OFDC). They shared information and knowledge about the Odisha State Film Policy 2019 through open house discussion and presentations.There was an interesting open house discussion on the policy framework and operational guidelines for film promotion and investment opportunities in Odisha, conducive ecosystem; infrastructure & marketing support; single window for investor facilitation; promotion and development of film city and development of Kalinga Studio with world-class infrastructure and use of films to showcase the rich Odia culture and heritage.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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