Indian Government Constitutes consultative Committee for media facilitation

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has constituted a Media Consultative Committee for media facilitation under the chairmanship of Secretary I&B.

The members of the committee are Additional Secretary (Broadcasting); Additional Secretary (Policy &Administration) Member Secretary; Joint Secretary (Broadcasting); CEO: Prasar Bharti; Principal DG (M&C) PIB; DG:DAVP; Member Secretary, National Commission for Women, New Delhi; Secretary, Press Council of India; President, Editors’ Guild; President, Indian Newspapers Society (INS); President, News Broadcasters Association (NBA); President, Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF); President, Indian Media Group (IMG); President, Indian Women Press Corps, New Delhi; President, All India Newspapers Editor Conference (AINEC); President, All India Small and Medium Newspaper Federation (AISMNF); President, Indian Language Newspaper Association (ILNA); Smt. Sandhya Mulchandani, Journalist; Smt. Jyoti Bose, Principal, Springdales School, New Delhi and Smt. Merry Barua, Director, Action for Autism.

The terms of reference of the Committee would be to serve as a forum of regular consultations between Government and various professional media bodies, to provide a platform for exchange of views on concerns of civil society , to discuss concerns of media organizations on various regulatory/policy/procedural matters and .the Committee will meet at least twice a year or as and when necessary.

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