Shooting Permission From Central Bodies

By Pickle  July 29, 2019

Filming in Monuments

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), under the Ministry of Culture, is the premier organization for the archaeological researches and protection of the cultural heritage of the nation. Maintenance of ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains of national importance is the prime concern of the ASI. ASI gives permissions for filming at its forts and monuments.

Contact: Nodal Officer | Shri Rakesh Singh Lal,
Additional Director General, Archeological Survey of India, Rajpath Area,
Central Secretariat, New Delhi- 110001

Tel : 011 – 23075344 | Email: | Website:

Filming with Railways

From a very modest beginning in 1853, when the first train steamed off from Mumbai to Thane, a distance of 34 Kms, Indian Railways have grown into a vast network of 7,349 stations spread over a route length of 67,368 Km with a fleet of 11,461 locomotives, 53,453 passenger service vehicles, 6,714 other coaching vehicles and 2,77,987 wagons.

For shooting permission with Indian Railways

contact: Director, Information & Publicity, Railway Board,
Room no 403, Rail Bhavan, New Delhi-110001

Tel : 011 – 47843060 | Email: | Website:

Filming in Forest

Wildlife Division of the Ministry permits filming permission in protected areas in the country which provides an excellent opportunity for showcasing the rich biodiversity of the country and also bring more awareness on conservation among the people.

Contact: Nodal Officer | Dr. R. Gopinath, Joint Director (Wildlife)
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change,
Indira Paryavaran Bhavan, Jorbagh Road, New Delhi- 110003

Tel : 011 – 24695379 | Email:

Filming with Animals

The Animal Welfare Board of India is a statutory advisory body on Animal Welfare Laws and promotes animal welfare in the country. Established in 1962 under Section 4 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 (No. 59 of 1960), the AWBI was the first of its kind to be established by any Government in the world and has since then been the face of the animal welfare movement in the country.

Contact: S. Bharat Kumar, Humane Education Officer
National Institute of Animal Welfare Campus, P.O. 42 KM Stone, Delhi-Agra Highway, NH-2, Village-Seekri, Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, Haryana-121 004

Tel : 0129 – 2555608, 0129 – 2555611 | Email :,

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