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Government of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting established Electronic Media Monitoring Centre started in 2008 with the aim to have effective monitoring of content of various TV channels beaming over Indian Territory for any violation of :

  • Programme Code
  • Advertisement Code
  • Various provisions of Cable Television Networks Regulation Act, 1995

Any other law relevant to the content of Satellite TV Channel

The Centre has been entrusted with the work of monitoring the contents of (a) All TV channels up linking and down linking in India to check the violation of Programme and Advertisement Codes enshrined in Cable TV Networks (Regulation) Act 1995 and Rules framed there under, (b) Any other such work relating to monitoring of contents of broadcasting sector assigned by the Government from time to time. At present, EMMC records around 900 TV channels round the clock. EMMC monitors and carries out a scrutiny of violations by electronic media in accordance with Codes framed under the Cable Television Networks Regulation Act, 1995. EMMC puts out reports on violations along with the recorded clips to the Scrutiny Committee, which examines and goes into the purported violations and forwards its findings to the Inter-Ministerial Committee and other bodies for further action.

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