Wednesday, August 29, 2012

GoM'S RECOMMENDATIONS ON PRASAR BHARATI TO BE IMPLEMENTED SOON:SMT SONI


The Govt would soon implement the recommendations of Group of Ministers, constituted to look into the problems of Prasar Bharati, which has been facing several financial and administrative issues since its inception, the Lok Sabha was informed on 28th this month. In a written reply, Information and Broadcasting Minister Smt Ambika Soni said the GoM considered various issues and made recommendations for improving governance and financial management of Prasar Bharati.
The recommendations included setting the status of employees serving in the organisation by making suitable amendments in the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act, 1990, and filling up of certain essential posts to address the manpower issue, the Minister said, adding that it also recommended extending financial assistance to Prasar Bharati to meet 100 per cent expenses of salary and salary-related expenses and augmentation/replacement of capital assets.
The Ministry was in process of seeking aproval of the Cabinet to implement the recommendations, she added.

Source: UNI

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