The Press Council, for the purpose of performing its functions under 16(1) of Levy of Fees under Press Council Act 1978, levy such fees, at such rates from registered newspapers and news agencies at different rates prescribed having regard to their circulation vide Gazette Notification vide dated 28/04/2016. On the basis of circulation of figures received from the Office of Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI) the Council raised the demand and sent Demand Notices/Reminder Demand Notices to publishers through email/by post and collected Levy of Fees through online mode on PCI website. It makes all entries in respective individual ledger accounts of publishers for all States and Union Territories and process for “No Due Certificate” of the publisher after clearing all dues of their outstanding Levy of Fees. The Secretariat of the Council issued Legal Demand Notices to all defaulter newspapers/magazine towards their outstanding when they failed to make payment of Levy of Fees. The Office also issued Stop Recovery Notices to publishers which make the payment due intimation to PCI via email ( and telephone 011- 24366745, 9871188606,9871188617 for settlement their Ledger Account of Levy of Fees.

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