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Lucknow, 18’th May ‘2015: Honourable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Akhilesh Yadav has a vision of making the state, first choice for film production and shooting. In regard to this, the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for developing Smart Film City has been signed by the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh and Managing Director of Purple Seas Group- Satyendra Singh Tomar on 16th May, 2015.
Driven by passion to create world class products and services, Purple Seas Group has diversified business portfolios like Media & Entertainment, Hospitality & Tourism, Technology & E-commerce and Energy. The company has grown to a scale through organic and inorganic growth and has a deep base in all pre and post-production activities with well-equipped studios and labs. In Hospitality & Tourism sector, Purple Seas has high end resorts, and is also well known in the Adventure Tourism Industry. With its Technology & E-commerce segment, the company is empowering several small and medium enterprises by increasing their sales and brand value by its e-commerce platform and use of mobile and digital services.
With a pool of extremely talented professionals and more than 300 existing corporate clients, the company has laid strong foundation for an accelerating journey in years to come.
With an aim to achieve leadership in all the segments that it operates, the company has proposed futuristic developmental plans for Smart Film City in the state. The signing of the MoU between the Government of Uttar Pradesh and Purple Seas is yet another feat in the growth history of this Mumbai-based company.
The proposed 400 acres project aims to bring a socio- economic development in the state. The project is expected to increase the employment opportunities for the people of the state in both categories -skilled and unskilled. More than 4000 jobs are expected to arise with the project. The project will use several modern technologies in the area of Film Production and shooting. It would also trigger home coming of technical and creative migrants of the state who moved out due to lack of creative media and entertainment jobs.
The signed MoU would facilitate Purple Seas to obtain necessary permission/ registrations / approvals / clearances etc. as per the existing facilities / rules and regulations of the State GoUP and would also help to avail incentives under various schemes announced by State / Central Government, wherever applicable for the project. GoUP will facilitate Company to establish the aforesaid Project in the State of Uttar Pradesh.
Purple Seas is committed to meet and exceed the expectations of the stakeholders through their continuous effort towards every aspect of this project.