Bollywood actress Kajol and Shashi Shekhar Vempati, who heads an online media company, were on Friday appointed as a member of the Prasar Bharati board which runs broadcast Doordarshan and All India Radio (AIR).
Kajol appointed part-time member of Prasar Bharati board
The actress, known for featuring in hit movies like ‘ Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Baazigar, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai etc., will serve as a part-time member of the Board until November 2021, sources said. “It is normal that Kajol will be available amid the upcoming meeting of the Prasar Bharati board on February 24,” a senior official said.
Among the key matters that will be taken up at the meeting is the plans of DGs of Doordarshan and AIR which have been working under interval sets out toward near a year. As of late, the interval head of Doordarshan, C Lalrosanga, had put in his papers referring to personal reasons.
As of late, the between time head of Doordarshan, C Lalrosanga, had additionally put in his papers referring to individual reasons. Aside from Kajol, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has additionally delegated Shashi Shekhar Vempati, who heads an online media organization, to the Board.
According to the Prasar Bharati Act, the public broadcaster ought to have six part-time members on its board which is headed by its chairman.