The consolidation of entities will be a major cost-saving activity. Through the merger, Rajya Sabha Television Company will pay 10-12 crore rent for offices and studios on Talkatora Road.
Lok Shaba TV and Rajya Shaba TV Sansad TV
03 March 2021 Current Affairs:Lok Shaba TV and Rajya Shaba TV – Sansad TV
The Indian Parliament has merged two TV channels, Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV into one integrated channel “Sansad TV”.
♦ This new platform will continue to broadcast live TV shows in Hindi and English, including news and current affairs programs. Rajya Sabha TV station is operated from leased public property near Talkatora Stadium.
♦ Now, this agency will merge with Lok Sabha TV’s infrastructure to create a new entity. Former textile minister Ravi Kapoor (Ravi Kapoor) was appointed as the chief executive officer of Sansad Television, with a one-year contract.
♦ A committee of experts led by Prasar Bharati CEO Surya Prakash put forward a proposal to merge the two entities in 2019.
♦ Sansad TV will be composed of two platforms or channels, which will ensure the smooth live broadcast of the two hospitals. During the adjournment of the parliament, the channel will be given two options, namely to run the current affairs channel in English and Hindi, or to close one channel and run the program on the other channel. The new channel will set up an office in a small bungalow on Mahadev Road.
♦ The consolidation of entities will be a major cost-saving activity. Through the merger, Rajya Sabha Television Company will pay 10-12 crore rent for offices and studios on Talkatora Road.