Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Prasar Bharati celebrates its Silver Jubilee of Foundation Day today !

Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) is celebrating its Silver Jubilee of Foundation Day today.

Prasar Bharati, India's Public Service Broadcaster, was established under the Prasar Bharati Act, 1990, and came into existence on 23rd November 1997. Its mandate is
to organize and conduct public broadcasting services in the country -- to inform, educate and entertain, and to ensure balanced development of broadcasting on radio and television.

Akashvani (All India Radio – the radio network) and Doordarshan (the Television network) are its constituents. Prasar Bharati also operates DD Freedish, the only free Direct to Home service which is the largest distributed DTH platform in India. Prasar Bharati also reaches out to its audiences through digital platforms and operates the NewsOnAir App as well as Prasar Bharati News Service which are its digital services in tandem with its nationwide and multilingual Broadcast Services.

Prasar Bharati is governed by the Prasar Bharati Board. The Board is headed by a Chairperson, and has three Whole-time Members -- the Executive Member (Chief Executive Officer), Member (Finance) and Member (Personnel). The Board has six part-time Members, a representative of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and the Directors General of All India Radio and Doordarshan as ex-officio Members.

CEO, Prasar Bharati Mr. Gaurav Dwivedi's message on the occasion of 25th Prasar Bharati Foundation Day -

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