IFTPC, CINTAA and FWICE have today amicably resolved the outstanding issues which paved the way for the immediate resumption of shootings. These understandings were reached in virtual meeting held between IFTPC, FWICE and CINTAA.
IFTPC agreed to provide two sets of insurance coverage i.e Death Cover of 25 lacs due to Covid-19 and also hospitalization cover of Rs. 2 lacs uniformly across all hierarchy of the cast & the crew. Apart from the insurance, IFTPC also assured that every precautions as per the government’s guidelines will be put in place to ensure utmost safety for the entire cast & crew.
Also a decision was taken to reduce the period of credit for cast and crew from existing 90 days to 30 days for at least the first three months; mutually negotiated pay cuts without actors facing any sanctions, and continued dialogue with all parties for easing working conditions were also agreed to, without delaying the resumption of shootings.
IFTPC acknowledged the contributions of CINTAA and FWICE who in these extra ordinary situations showed exemplary understanding and maturity in the workers and the national interest. In total solidarity and bonhomie, the stakeholders IFTPC, CINTAA, FWICE and the Broadcasters announced that the shooting will begin immediately and a new saga will unfold in every household soon.
Sajid Nadiadwala, President IFTPC, CINTAA, FWICE and the Broadcasters expressed their gratitude to Hon. Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Uddhav Thackeray, Hon. Amit Deshmukh, Minister of Culture, Cultural Secretary Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, & Shri Aadesh Bandekar for their exemplary cooperation.
In the marathon discussion Shri JD Majethia, Chairman TV &Web, Shri Shyamashish Bhattacharya and Shri Nitin Vaidya from IFTPC, Shri B.N Tiwari -President, Shri Ashok Dubey – Gen Secretary, Shri Gangeshwar Srivastava – Treasurer from FWICE, and Shri Manoj Joshi – Sr Vice President, Shri Darshan Jariwalla – Vice President, Shri Amit Behl – Senior Joint Secretary, Shri Sanjay Bhatia Executive Committee member from CINTAA participated.
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