Shashi Shekhar Vempati, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at public broadcaster Prasar Bharati, has been given the additional charge of CEO in Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV). Vempati succeeded Gurdeep Singh Sappal, who has been serving as the CEO and editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV since 2011. The RSTV is owned and operated by Rajya Sabha and the Vice-President is its chairman. It covers the proceedings of the upper house of the Parliament. Prasar Bharati runs Doordarshan television and All India Radio (AIR).