Foreign channels likely to be ad free post Oct 23
KATHMANDU, OCTOBER 14
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has rejected the proposal of the private sector to extend the deadline for implementation of clean feed.
After the Parliament’s Development and Technology Committee directed the government to implement the clean feed policy by October 23 (as stated in the Advertising Regulating Act), the private sector urged the government to extend the deadline.
Indian Broadcasters Forum, Discovery Networks, BBC News and Federation of Nepal Cable Television and other such associations had met Communications Secretary Hari Prasad Basyal separately to urge him to extend the deadline.
However, the ministry has turned down the private sector’s proposals. Issuing a notice today, it dire