Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India)

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India

Agency overview
Jurisdiction IndiaRepublic of India
Headquarters New Delhi
Agency executives

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (Ministry of I&B) is a branch of the Government of India is the apex body for formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws relating to information, broadcasting, the press and films in India.[1]

The Ministry is responsible for the administration of Prasar Bharati-the broadcasting arm of the Indian Government. The Central Board of Film Certification is the other important body under this ministry being responsible for the regulation of motion pictures shown in India.



The mandate of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting are:[1]

Criticism and controversies

The Ministry has often been criticised for the actions of the various bodies under it:

List of I&B Ministers

List of I&B Ministers of State

See also


  1. "Cabinet reshuffle: Portfolios of Modi's ministers". 5 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
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