- A list of activities to commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav from 23 – 29 August-2021 was scheduled by the Minister of Information and Radio Broadcast under the Iconic Week of the Ministry to celebrate 75-year independence initiative of India.
- The Iconic Week will be a grand celebration of the ministry under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav which highlights the convergence of the values and glories of past liberation struggles with the aspirations and dreams of a young, new and iconic India.
The great celebration will attract national participation in the spirit of Jan Bhagidari and Jan Andolan.
- The goal is to showcase New India’s journey and celebrate the efforts of freedom fighters and also the unsung heroes of the struggle for freedom through mass activism.
- The ministry will make extensive efforts via traditional means, such as cultural programmes, nuclear natak, TV and digital media.
- Collaborative effort of different States and regional Ministry offices to reach schools and colleges throughout India Radio’s daily “Azadi Ka Safar, Akashvani Ke Saath” capsule.
Dharohar (speeches of leaders of freedom) and Nishaan (75 landmark sites to be showcased), Aparajita are special programmes that will be launched by AIR Network (Women leaders).
In addition to the daily capsule on Unsung heroes and freedom struggles “DD Network will broadcast sector programmes under the headings of the “Naye Bharat Ka Naya Safar” and the “Departure for New India” covering topics like diplomacy, digital India, legislative reforms etc.
In the Iconic Week, iconic films will be screened. A number of documentaries like ‘Netaji,’ ‘Merger of the Principally States‘ etc. are presented by the DD Network. The same applies for television to popular Indian films such as Razi.
Also on their OTT platform, www.cinemasofindia.com, the National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) will host a film festival screening a specially-cured bouquet of films, including the Island City Crossing Bridges.
The Film Division will also be hosting a webinar on ‘Technological Advances in Cinema’ online interactive session for film students and enthusiasts of NFDC.
From August 23rd to 25th and August 26th to 28th, the Division of Films will organise the series of other film fastivals, including ‘[email protected]: Voyage of Progress’ and ‘[email protected]: Icons of India.’
- Film Festival Directorate (DFF) cooperates to showcase films at various Embassies of other countries in India with the Ministery of External Affairs.
- The BOC also reaches people through street performances, sketches, magic shows, puppets, folk recitals through more than 50 integrated communication and communication programmes.
- More than 1,000 PRTs will be provided by the Song and Drama Division in the country.
- In addition, BOC will publish on its website an eBook on The Constitution.