New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will provide financial support for the organisation and publicity of the second Jharkhand International Film Festival in Ranchi, a statement said Wednesday.

The ministry will provide financial support of Rs 5 lakh to meet hiring charges of the venue, projection and sound system; cost of printing of brochures, invitation cards etc. as well as the cost of publicity of the festival in both print and online media.

The financial support will be provided in the form of grants-in-aid to the organisers, the statement said.

The event is being organised by an NGO — Navbharat Nirman Sangh.

The ministry will also be providing a package of Indian Panorama Films for the festival under the children section, short films/documentaries section and feature films section.

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