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Prasar Bharati ties up with Google to telecast 2018 Independence Day programme live online

Prasar Bharati has tied up with Google and its video sharing platform YouTube to telecast the 72nd Independence Day programme live online on 15th August 2018 to increase digital presence. Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati has stated that the live stream window will be seen on the homepage of Google itself so that people ..

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Shashi Shekhar Vempati newly appointed CEO of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)

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 ..

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Veena Jain appointed as Director General (news) of Doordarshan

Union Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry has appointed Veena Jain as director general (news) in Doordarshan (DD). She succeeds senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Akshay Rout. Along with this appointment Jain will also hold the charge as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) and will oversee the ministry’s new media wing and social media cell ..

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DD Kisan, India's first television channel dedicated to farmers launched by PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 26 May 2015 launched India’s first television channel DD Kisan dedicated to farmers in New Delhi. The 24X7 channel is owned by public service broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) and is dedicated to agriculture and allied sectors. Features of DD Kisan DD Kisan will disseminate real-time inputs to farmers on new farming ..

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AIR & DD to meet technical challenges to improve programme

As per CEO of Prasar Bharti, Mr. Jawhar Sircar, All India Radio and Doordarshan need to meet the technical challenges to get better its programme quantum. A separate Recruitment Board of Prasar Bharti will be established soon after receiving approval of the recruitment rules by the Union Cabinet.

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