No GST on Rajasthani films, government will give incentive of 25 lakhs too: Ashok Gehlot

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot presented the state budget on Wednesday.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot presented the state budget on Wednesday.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced 100 percent exemption on GST of Rajasthani films. He has announced a big incentive to promote the production of Rajasthani films. The state government will give an incentive of Rs 25 lakh on the production of Rajasthani films.

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  • Last Updated:February 24, 2021 5:14 PM IS

Jaipur. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday presented the state budget. Keeping in mind the by-elections, he has tried to woo voters. Ashok Gehlot has taken some commendable steps in this budget to promote Rajasthani films.

He has announced 100 percent discount on GST of Rajasthani films. Even more important is that he has announced a big incentive to promote the production of Rajasthani films. The state government will give an incentive of Rs 25 lakh on the production of Rajasthani films.

Not only this, CM has also announced Viability Gap funding for the construction of Film City in Rajasthan. He also informed that the Film Promotion Policy will be implemented for promotion of Rajasthani film destination and Rajasthani films.

Many Bollywood hit films have been shot at places like Jaipur, Udaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Mehrangarh Fort, Jhunjhunu, Ajmer Dargah, Alwar and Pushkar in the state. In January this year, the entire unit of ‘Bachchan Pandey’ in Jaisalmer Was camping. Other film stars including Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon and Arshad Warsi shot the film in Jaisalmer. At the same time, the unit of the film ‘Bhoot Police’ was also in Jaisalmer in January. Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor and Yami Gautam have shot the film in Jaisalmer.

The shooting of the film ‘Bachchan Pandey’ started from Hanuman Charoh of the city on 13 January. Sajid Nadiadwala’s director is Farhad Shamji. The shooting of this film is expected to run here for about two months. A crowd of fans are flocking to see Akshay Kumar. During the shooting, Akshay Kumar waved his hand. The shooting of the film is going on at different locations in the city. At the same time, shooting of Saif Ali starrer ‘Bhoot Police’ has also been done at different locations.

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