Shooting Locales in India – Sikkim

By Pickle  July 31, 2019

Sikkim with its picturisque locations like Yumthang Valley, Lachung, Gnathang Valley, numerous Buddhist monasteries and pristine glacial lakes makes for a perfect place to shoot a film. The state has planned concrete steps to ease out the process of planning and shooting films in the state and is committed to offer an investor-friendly policy to make the work of filmmakers easy

Incentives offered by Sikkim

  • The Sikkim Government provides financial support to eligible local film with the maximum limit of Rs. 20 lakhs per film.
  • A mechanism for providing logistical and financial support to film-makers has been proposed.

Initiatives taken

  • Proposal of a single window clearance system with a dedicated nodal officer facilitating the various regulatory processes through effective coordination with all concerned departments.
  • The Department of Information & Public Relations to be the coordinating department dealing with all the proposals for making films in Sikkim by local, national and international film-makers.
  • Departments to complete the clearances within a stipulated time frame of 15-30 days and can issue permissions to shoot films in the general areas under forest cover after verifying the requisite documents and credentials.
  • The Chief Wildlife Warden is the sole authority to issue permissions to shoot films in wildlife sanctuaries.
  • A policy being worked out to categorise documentary films and have a screening process to determine their quality.

Shooting Locales

Gangtok

Tsomgo Lake

Yuksom

Khangchendzonga National Park

Nathula Pass

Lachung, Lachen and Yumthang Valley

Ravangla

Namchi

Zuluk, among many others

For More Information Contact
Bishal Khawas,
Deputy Director (Film/Photo)
Information and Public Relations Department, Government of Sikkim
Tel: 9775417549
Email: khawasb@gmail.com
State Website: http://ipr.sikkim.gov.in/

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