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Dr. Ajeenkya DY Patil, Chairman, Ajeenkya D Y Patil Group
Speaking on the Budget day, Dr Ajeenkya Patil, Chairman, Ajeenkya D Y Patil Group, opined “Piyush Goyal has maintained the delicate balance between the urban and rural sector in this budget. He has provided the much needed stimulus to the Indian economy in the form of tax reliefs and this I believe in turn will boost consumption.
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A dedicated channel for documentaries and non-feature films is needed to expand their reach, said Goutam Ghose, veteran film maker, music director and cinematographer. He was addressing a press meet during 15th edition of Mumbai International Film Festival, MIFF 2018 today.
He appreciated MIFF as the only platform for documentary, short film and animation film makers in India and abroad. Expressing his feelings about MIFF, he said MIFF has provided platform for independent film makers who have no public market. He also appreciated that though MIFF is a government sponsored festival, its role is limited up to organization and there is no interference in content and selection of films. He also cherished some wonderful works of Films Division since long and its role for nurturing quality film culture in India.
As the technology is changing rapidly so the perception about films. Terming it as a transition period for documentaries and fictions at the technology level, Ghose hoped for better outcome for filmmakers. Read more
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The Finance Minister Mr. P Chidambaram today launched the IL&FS Infrastructure Debt Fund promoted by IL&FS and LIC of India, to finance long term infrastructure projects in the country. Addressing a gathering of top bankers and fund managers in Mumbai this evening, Mr P Chidambaram said the anticipated investment on infrastructure projects in the country is 1 trillion dollars; half of which will have to come from the private sector. He said, India urgently needs to build world class roads, railways and port network to put the economy on high growth path. “Large funds, in the form of pension funds and wealth funds from abroad are interested in investing in India. We need to respond with better project execution with no time and cost over runs” he added.