Punjab Govt notifies news web channel policy

Those showing 70% of news from state to be empanelled

Chandigarh, April 6

The Punjab Government has notified The Punjab News Web Channel Policy, 2021, meant for the empanelment of news web channels.

An official spokesperson said it was the need of the hour to optimally utilise these platforms of the modern era to publicise and promote the policies of the Punjab Government. The spokesperson said news channels which were being run on the social media platforms of Facebook and Youtube would be covered under this policy.

The spokesperson said: “Mainly Punjab specific news channels, having 70 % of the news from the state, will be considered for empanelment apart from other terms and conditions of the policy.” — TNS

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