Ahead of Festive Season I&B Ministry issues Guidance to TV Channels


New Delhi: After PM Modi Addressed the Nation and asked citizens to adhere to Covid Appropriate Behavior in Festive Season. The Union IB Ministry has asked all TV channels to uniformly air messages informing people about the importance of respecting and adhering to Covid-19 appropriate behavior.

According to Advisory, “In the view of the upcoming festive season and we must continue to remain vigilant and celebrate our festivals with every precaution. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has time to time issue Standard Operating Procedure of preventive measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 during festivities.”

The advisory added, “It is advised that private satellite TV channels should broadcast messages and other content to inform people about the crucial need to adhere to COVID appropriate behavior, exercise due precautions and limit on public events, etc. we must not let our guards down.”

The Advisory also mentioned a milestone of 100 crore doses. It said, “India has achieved the landmark of administering over 100 crore vaccine doses”. Noting that “vaccination is one of the main interventions in stopping the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.” The vaccination must be the top priority of the citizens.


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