AVGC Promotion Task Force

NATIONAL

  • An ‘Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics’ (AVGC) promotion task force was constituted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  • The task force was headed by the I&B Secretary which also comprises representatives from industry, academia and state governments.
  • The task force was established with an objective to capture 5% of the global $40 billion market share by 2025, with an annual growth of around 25-30%.
  • The body will frame a national AVGC policy and will recommend a national curriculum framework for graduation, post-graduation and doctoral courses in AVGC-related sectors.
  • The AVGC sector will generate around 1,60,000 new jobs annually. It will submit its first action plan within 90 days.

 

Facts to know:

 

  • Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting: Mr.Anurag Thakur.
  • Secretary of Information and Broadcasting: Mr.Apurva Chandra.
  • The establishment of this task force was mentioned in the Union budget 2022-23.
AVGC Promotion Task Force
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