The India Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC) is a massive monitoring centre that includes 300 workstations, spread over five monitoring rooms, scalable to 1500 channels and 500 users. The centre monitors the contents of all TV channels and radio stations broadcasting, uplinking and downlinking in India, checking for program and advertising code violations.
The Indian Central Monitoring Centre was set up during World War II to monitor anti-war propaganda by various international radio programs. It was brought under the direct control of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in 2003. In 2008, content monitoring was transferred to the Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC), set up under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
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