New Chairman of Prasar Bharati Board

A Surya Prakash takes charge as Prasar Bharati board chairman

Question: Who recently took charge as the chairman of Prasar Bharati Board for the second consecutive term?
(a) Rajiv Singh
(b) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
(c) A .Surya Prakash
(d) Deepak Gupta
Ans: (c)
Related facts:-

  • On December 4, 2017, the famous journalist A. Surya Prakash took charge as the Chairman of Prasar Bharti Board for the second consecutive term.
  • His tenure will be on this post till 8 February, 2020.
  • It is known that Prasar Bharati is India’s largest public broadcasting agency.
  • It is a statutory autonomous body formed on November 23, 1997 under the Prasar Bharati Act, 1990.
  • It includes Doordarshan and Aakashwani.
  • Currently Shashi Shekhar Vempati is the Chief Executive Officer of Prasar Bharti.

Related links:-
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/a-surya-prakash-takes-charge-as-prasar-bharati-board-chairman/1/1102781.html
http://prasarbharati.gov.in/default.aspx

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