Jaipal For Special Cess On Communication Gadgets

Hyderabad: | Updated: May 31 2004, 05:30am hrs
Favouring levying of special cess on communication gadgets including TV sets, Union I&B minister S Jaipal Reddy on Sunday said such a move would help strengthen financial resources of Prasar Bharati but asserted a final decision would be taken only after evolving a consensus on the matter. I think it is necessary to have some kind of a cess on TV sets, radios and other gadgets to improve financial position of Prasar Bharati, Reddy told reporters.