Some of the films produced by Films Division are telecast on national / local television networks. Educational institutions and social organisations all over the country borrow films of Films Division from its branch office libraries maintained all over India. VCD/DVD of the films are sold to interested people, public and private institutions at nominal cost.
The External Publicity Division of Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India distributes prints of selected films to Indian Missions abroad. The films are also commercially exploited on Royalty basis by supplying to overseas video /TV networks.
Films Division has 10 Distribution Branch Offices located at Bangalore, Mumbai (Bombay), Kolkata, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Chennai ( Madras), Madurai, Nagpur, Thiruvananthapuram and Vijayawada which cater to over thousands of cinema houses in the country with an audience of about ninety to hundred million, per week. Films Division also supplies CDs to mobile units of the Directorate of Field Publicity and the Departments of Central as well as State Governments..