Guwahati: Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar, on Sunday (August 23) has released a detailed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) that has to be followed while resuming the shoot of films and television shows across the nation amid Covid-19 pandemic.
After consultation with the home ministry and the health ministry, a standard operating procedure (SOP) has been firmed up, he said.
Taking to Twitter, Javadekar shares the SOP that includes the use of a mask for everyone who's not facing the camera on the sets of a film or a show, maintaining six-feet social distancing rule, susing of Arogya Setu App, allowing no visitor on the set, compulsory thermal screening, no sharing of costumes, wigs, makeup items, and lapel mics.
Here's the detailed list of what's allowed and what's not:
The SOP ensures adequate distancing at shoot locations and other work places as well and contains measures including proper sanitization, crowd management and provision for protective equipments.
Union Minister Javadekar also mentioned the preventive measures for media production. He also said 'this will be ensured by minimal physical contact and sharing of props, PPEs for hair stylists and make-up artists among others."