According to Under Secretary (Health) – Swati A. Dalvi, the state government has revised the fees to be charged from the Film Producers/Production Companies etc. for shooting of scenes of film, serials in/or within the premises of Hospitals/ Community Health Centres /Primary Health Centres under the Directorate of Health Services (DHS).
The terms and conditions/guidelines to be followed while carrying out shooting in the Directorate of Health Services (DHS) and its peripheral units shall be as under:-
(i) Film shooting should be done on Sunday/ /public holidays and preferably not during Out Patients Departments (OPDs) functioning.
(ii) Should not totally disrupt the functioning of the unit.
(iii) Confidentially privacy of the patient should be guarded.
(iv) Proper care of the property and equipment of the Directorate of Health Services should be taken.
(v) Charges for damage of equipment, property will have to be paid.
As per the notification, issued by the health ministry the revised rates are as follows :-
2 Hours Rs. 5,000/-
4 Hours Rs. 7,000/-
8 Hours Rs. 10,000/-
12 Hours Rs. 15,000/-
Above 12 Hours Rs. 20,000/-