A country’s regulatory philosophy is built on its own unique history and traditions. In India so far we had the experience of state monopoly in the infrastructure development. After 50 years of independence, we are fast moving towards privatisation. However, we have to tread our path very carefully so as not to go off the track in a haste. On the other hand we have to counter the political lethargy in the country. There is a tendency to slow down the matter if there are no personal gains to be made.
It is unfortunate that the faster we try to develop, the more we get into scams. The best approach is the natural approach that lets the market forces and technology create the right environment for development. Regulations are needed only to compliment tins development. Regulatory structure for broadcasting should include national and state level bodies. National level Authority should handle subjects like frequency spectrum distribution, programming codes, tech-meal standards and guide the state authorities in national policy implementation and subjects like taxation and technical standards. The state level authorities should deal with implementation of various policies in the best interests of the nation and the industry. Implementation should be decentralised to the greatest extent. In a true democracy the general approach to regulating the broadcast and Even if Regulations are essential, it is advisable to form them after due deliberation and considering all aspects for the growth of the industry rather than hurrying them through the Parliament to create history communication industry is