Published On: Fri, Oct 27th, 2017

Prasar Bharati bids farewell to chairman A Surya Prakash

New Delhi: Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati today bid farewell to its chairman A Surya Prakash who spearheaded the organisation for the last three years.

Prasar Bharati chairman A Surya Prakash

Prasar Bharati chairman A Surya Prakash paid an emotional farewell to the Prasar Bharati on Friday.

Prakash, a senior journalist, was appointed as the chairman of the Prasar Bharati on October 28, 2014, for three years on the recommendation of a committee headed by then vice president M Hamid Ansari.

“Prasar Bharati bids farewell to its Chairman @mediasurya who shared his wisdom and spearheaded the organisation for three years,” Prasar Bharati said in a tweet.

The Prasar Bharti Corporation was created by a 1990 Act of Parliament and is governed by the Prasar Bharati Board.

The board comprises a chairman, an executive member (chief executive officer), a member (finance), a member (personnel), six part-time members, a representative of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and the director generals of All India Radio and Doordarshan as ex-officio members.

The chairman is a part-time member with a three-year tenure. There is no official announcement regarding the next chairman of Prasar Bharati.

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