Page-5 of Prasar Bharati Current Affairs, GK & News

Prasar Bharati signs historical MoU with EBC

Prasar Bharati has signed a MoU with Empressa de Brazil Communicacao (EBC) in connection with several broadcast related activities including exchange of news, programmes and co-production. This MoU is being described as historical as it is the first agreement that Prasar Bharati has signed with any South American country. It was signed between Prasar Bharati ..

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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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Prasar Bharati exempted from paying income tax

In a key respite to the nation’s public broadcaster, the Prasar Bharati has been relieved from paying any income tax. As per one of the amendments in the Finance Bill, 2012, “any income of Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India)” is now mentioned among entities who will not have to pay tax.

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Cabinet clears amendments to the Prasar Bharati Bill

Union Cabinet has cleared the proposal to make some official amendments to the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Amendment Bill, 2010 pending in Rajya Sabha in Parliament. One of the amendments is to Section 11(2) of the Act to make the status of the Prasar Bharati employees clear. Now words and until their retirement ..

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