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 Animal Welfare Board of India was started under the stewardship of Late
Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale, well known humanitarian. From ensuring that animal welfare laws in the country are diligently followed, to provide grants to
Animal Welfare Organizations and advising the Government of India on animal welfare issues, the Board has been the face of the animal welfare movement in
the country for the last 5
Precautions that a film maker should take - After your script is done and it involves animals in it. You should immediately start animal welfare board process. There are three major permissions you have to go through
1. Pre-Shooting Animal Permission
2. Shooting Animal Permission
3. Final Film preview by AWB and Censor Board.
Note: Your film would not get a censor certificate if it is not duly approved by animal welfare board and without the censor certificate you can't release the film. So AWB should be taken very seriously.