16 TV channel license applications pending with MIB for more than a month at 2021 end

MIB receives 9 new applications for TV channel license permission in Q3 2021-22.

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The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) is currently sitting on 16 TV channel license applications for more than a month, as per the Quarterly Performance report issued by the Ministry.

16 TV channel license applications pending with MIB for more than a month at 2021 end

At the end of Q2 2021-22, the Ministry was sitting on 9 TV channel license applications for more than a month whereas other Ministries were sitting on 43 TV channel license applications for more than a month. At the end of 2021 or Q3 2021-22, the Ministry was sitting on 16 TV channel license applications for more than a month whereas other Ministries were sitting on 48 TV channel license applications for more than a month.

In Q3 2021-22, the Ministry received 9 new applications for permission of TV channel license whereas in Q2 2021-22 MIB received 4 new applications for permission of TV channel license.

S. No.DurationApplication with MIB – Current (No.)Application with Other Ministry – Current (No.)New applications for permission – Current (No.)
1Qtr-4 (2020-21)8352
2Qtr-1 (2021-22)6214
3Qtr-2 (2021-22)9434
4Qtr-3 (2021-22)16489

In other related news, the Ministry last month issued permission to 2 Non-News TV channels and cancelled/surrendered 4 News & 9 Non-News and Current Affairs TV channels during the month, as per the monthly summary for Cabinet submitted by the Ministry.

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