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    Gandhinagar, Saturday:  Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel announces Gujarat’s first ever ‘Cinematic Tourism Policy’ in the presence of dignitaries including actor Ajay Devgan, State Government Minister Shri. Purnesh Modi and Shri Arvind Raiyani.

    The CM expressed confidence that this cinematic tourism policy will be important in the development of film infrastructure in Gujarat.

    Gujarat is a policy driven state and has become the first choice destination for global investors.

    The Chief Minister expressed confidence that this policy will be useful for a self-reliant India by building a self-reliant Gujarat. This policy will also give unprecedented boost to tourism development by bringing the service providers of film making sector on one platform.

    This new policy will create viable opportunities for film production in Gujarat and also provide employment opportunities to local people.

    Famous actor Ajay Devgn in his address said that, it is a pleasure to be present at the launch of this Cinematic Tourism Policy. He said, I am glad that the Gujarat government has announced the Cinematic Tourism Policy.

    About his experiences with Gujarat Ajay Devgan said that The culture, localities and various Gujarati cuisines here charm me. I have been associated with Gujarat for years. Through this policy, the film world will get good support.

    Tourism Minister Shri Purnesh Modi said, this Cinematic Tourism Policy will be very important in promoting the tourism of Gujarat. And this policy will generate employment in Gujarat. He also expressed confidence that Gujarat will be a leader in the field of film industries in the coming days.

    Secretary of Tourism Department Shri Hareet Shukla in his welcome address said that people remember the place shown on the cinema screen and later it becomes a tourism spot. We get an introduction to many such places in the country and abroad from the movie.

    There are many places in Gujarat like the White Desert of Kutch, Shivrajpur Beach where there are ample opportunities to become shooting spots. He also expressed confidence that shooting opportunities in Gujarat will increase for the film industry through the Cinematic Tourism Policy.

    Four MoUs worth Rs. 1022 crore for investments in various subjects including film making, studio infrastructure, acting schools in Gujarat were signed by some investors with the tourism department. Ajay Devgn also signed MoUs for film making and studio infrastructure and other facilities in the state.

    A short film giving information on Cinematic Tourism Policy was also shown on this occasion. State Tourism Commissioner and MD of TCGL Shri Alok Kumar Pandey, thanked the dignitaries present and people associated with film industries for participating in the event.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat