In a groundbreaking move towards fostering inclusivity and growth in the music industry, the Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA) commends Mr. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs & Food & Public Distribution, and Textiles, Government of India, Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, for his visionary leadership on Single Window Clearance for the industry. The recent discussions, involving key stakeholders from various music industry segments, reflect a commitment to elevating the sector to unprecedented heights.
“In resolute support, EEMA proudly endorses the envisioned Single Window Clearance mechanism championed by Minister Goyal. This groundbreaking initiative is poised to streamline processes, guaranteeing equitable compensation for contributors spanning the spectrum – from directors, composers, and writers to producers and distributors. EEMA stands firmly behind the consensus achieved, emphasizing the commitment to ensure just remuneration for all stakeholders, reflective of their valuable contributions,” shared Ankur Kalra, Treasurer EEMA.
EEMA Secretary , Siddharth Ganeriwala echoed the sentiment, “We believe the proposal to simplify royalty and copyright processes through a Single Window Clearance mechanism is revolutionary and will significantly benefit the industry. This reform is a game-changer that will allow creators to focus on their art while enjoying the fruits of their labor.”
EEMA President, Samit Garg, remarked, “The progressive steps taken to formalize mechanisms for royalties, copyright payments, and trademarks. This forward-thinking approach will benefit industry veterans while providing a platform for emerging artists and promoting gender inclusivity. By streamlining the collection of industry royalties, this progressive step will facilitate efficiency and transparency that will trickle down to all levels of the music business.”
EEMA appreciates the Minister’s emphasis on inclusivity, providing equal opportunities to emerging artists and women. The call for collaborative efforts to harness India’s soft power has stirred enthusiasm within the industry. The proposed framework is seen as instrumental in catapulting India’s music industry to the global stage. EEMA looks forward to continued engagement with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry to bring this enlightened vision to fruition.
The Event and Entertainment Management Association (EEMA) is the apex body representing the events and entertainment industry in India. Committed to fostering collaboration and excellence, EEMA encompasses a diverse spectrum of professionals and organizations.