The Andhra Pradesh authorities underneath chief minister YS Jagmohan Reddy has determined to finish the black ticket menace. The authorities has launched a brand new on-line platform from which the cine-goers will ebook their tickets at reasonably priced charges.
The authorities has additionally mounted charges for the films. Movie buffs will now ebook the films at APFDC’s portal Your Screens. Andhra Pradesh Film Development Corporation’s managing director Vijay Reddy mentioned, “This would help find out how many tickets were sold at what price, how much GST was collected, and other details, to check tax evasion.”
An official mentioned, “Levying additional charges in the range of Rs 20-25 per ticket by other portals is ruled out.” A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the APFDC and the movie exhibitor that each day the gathering achieved by the portal for the film might be credited to the exhibitor.
There might be no abolition of earlier agreements between the movie exhibitors and on-line portals for the web sale of tickets. The authorities needs no monopoly on any internet portal. Recently, the Competition Commission of India issued an order about an internet internet portal for the web sale of movie tickets.
The authorities additionally mentioned the cine-goers are free to decide on any portal but when they go for the APFDC they’ll ebook tickets at a a lot cheaper price than others. The official mentioned, “The government has been working hard for some time to make movie tickets available to all. For this initiative, several meetings and discussions with many cine celebrities were conducted.”
Furthermore, he mentioned, “The government has made it clear that it will implement transparent rates through this portal.” Speaking with the media APFDC MP Vijay Kumar Reddy mentioned, “The theatre owners should implement only the prices fixed by the government. For that, we are making the online system available.”
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