Reduction of Rate of Tax on Cinema
The State Government with a view to minimize the financial burden of cinema owners and to
provide entertainment at lower cost to the public, the rate of entertainment tax on cinema and multiplex has
been revised to make it simple and rationalized.
Computerization of box office of cinema
To introduce latest technology in the cinema industry, particularly, the sale of ticket system, the
State Government has made provision to sale cinema tickets through computer.
Facilities for Handicapped cine -goers
All the cinemas and multiplexes owner have been strictly instructed to provide every possible
facility for easy access of handicapped persons. The ramps, auditory signals in lifts, brail signals at requisite places, railing etc . are the few important facilities, which have been given in most of the
multiplexes and cinemas.
Various Incentive Schemes & Exemption
The State Government has issued various incentive schemes and facilities to improve the cinema
industry and to attract entrepreneurs in this field. The salient features of the current schemes and facilities
are given below:-
Promotion for construction of Multiplexes
There was a steep decline and stagnation in the cinema business and the closer of the cinemas had
also started, therefore a new incentive scheme was introduced wide G.O.No. 2226/11 K.Ni.-6-20 R(12)/98 dated 13.7.1999. Again this incentive scheme has been extended by G.O. dated 27-09-2005 to the multiplexes constructed and licensed up to 31-03-2010. Under this scheme the available grant has been
changed as below-
for the First, Second and Third year 100% of the tax collected from the exhibition of cinema
for the Fourth and Fifth year 75% of the tax collected from the exhibition of cinema
Revenue Department has a control over the machinery where the common rural people are directly
connected for their day-to-day needs. The much faster services are expected from the Government regarding the delivery and maintenance of their land documents. It is felt that - Governance in land record administration can fulfill the needs of rural masses by providing faster delivery with the help of
information technology tools.
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