| 03 Oct 2022
Senior BSNL official being moved as Member (Finance) in Prasar Bharati

NEW DELHI: Senior Indian administrative service officer Rajiv Kumar Singh is expected to join the Prasar Bharati Board as member – finance early next week.

Prasar Bharati sources said that Singh was being moved from the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL).With this, the source said that the list of permanent members in the Board will be complete as Suresh Chandra Panda assumed office late last month as Member (Personnel).

With this, the permanent members of the Board are CEO Jawhar Sircar, J S Mathur who is additional secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, and directors general F Sheheryar and C Lalrosanga of All India Radio and Doordarshan respectively who are ex officio members. Dr A Surya Prakash is chairman of the Board.

Part-time members are filmmaker Muzaffar Ali and Professor S K Barua of the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad.

It is learnt that the selection committee headed by Vice President Hamid Ansari is to meet shortly to fill the four vacancies of part-time members in the Board.