Guwahati, Sept 16: Chief Minister Sarbanands Sonowal on Wednesday offered executive subsidy cheques to marketers to arrange new cinema halls and reopen or renovate closed and previous ones to assist the leisure trade of Assam. In a primary of its sort scheme, applied via Assam State Film (Finance and Development) Corporation Limited, the federal government subsidy cheques got to 5 marketers via the executive minister.
For new cinema halls, the federal government would endure a subsidy as much as 25 according to cent or Rs 75 lakh, for the renovation of cinema halls subsidy of Rs 25 lakh can be supplied and for the outlet of cinema previous halls, the subsidy can be Rs 50 lakh. The executive has launched 40 according to cent of the subsidy below the scheme.
Sonowal stated the federal government has introduced the scheme to advertise Assamese cinema at the side of movies of different languages. The scheme will even assist the leisure sector to turn out to be a possible trade of the state, he stated.
The leader minister additionally stated that the pandemic has adversely affected the livelihoods of the folks related to the trade. Those supplied subsidy for opening new cinema halls are Jonaki Cinema Hall in Tezpur, Kelvin Cinema Hall in Guwahati, Zelimax in Bongaigaon, Chaya Cinema Hallin Tangla and PG Enterprise in Nagaon.
For reopening or renovation of closed and previous cinema halls, the ones decided on are Indrapuri Cinema Hall in Barpeta, Anuradha Cine Complex in Guwahati, Nakshatra Cinema Hall in Lakhimpur, Mayapuri Cinema Hall in Bongaigaon and Nazira Film Cooperative Societies in Nazira.