Govt forms Advertisement Board


Based on the , the government has formed the Advertisement Board, which started operating from Wednesday. With an aim to regulate, monitor and operate the entire advertisement market of the country, the government had decided to form the Advertisement Board last year.

Minister for Communications and Technology Parvat Gurung inaugurated the board’s office on Wednesday.

The government appointed five board members — Hendra Bahadur Serchan, Subha Sankar Kandel, Balram Thapa, Chandra Neupane and Bandana Danuwar — on December 1. Similarly, Joint Dilliram Sharma has been appointed as chairman of the board for the moment till a permanent chairman is appointed.

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As per the act, the board chairman has to be appointed though open . Until the chairman is appointed, the act has mentioned that the joint secretary of the communication ministry handle the chairman’s responsibility.

The board now has to prepare a national policy to regulate the advertisement and submit it to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

From regulating hoarding boards in public places to managing advertisements on all kinds of media, the board will have the authority f

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