Member (Finance) in Prasar Bharati Rajiv Singh today took over as the acting CEO of the country’s public service broadcaster. Singh has taken over as per a resolution of the Prasar Bharati Boards Resolution taken on January 14 in a meeting in Hyderabad.
Suresh Panda, Member (Personnel), who was the acting CEO retired yesterday. The Prasar Bharati Board had passed a similar resolution in favour of Panda when Jawhar Sircar put in his papers.
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Article 30 of Prasar Bharati Act empowers the Board to take decisions in such contingencies.
Prasar Bharati looks after the functioning of Doordarshan and All India Radio.