Shri Sunil Arora, Secretary I&B has said that as part of the Government’s effort to promote the Indian film industry and India’s “Soft Power” it has been decided to institute a new award category under the National Film Awards titled “The Most Film Friendly State/UT”. This award will be conferred for the first time at the 63rd National Film Awards to be held on 3rd May 2016. The award will be conferred by the Hon’ble President of India. Shri Arora announced this while delivering his address at the inaugural function for the Public screening of Indian Panorama-2015 films at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi on 18 January.
MIB will be filing the petition in the apex court to club the orders from different high courts to get all stays vacated in one stroke.