Shashi Shekar Vempati has been appointed as the CEO of Prasar Bharati on the recommendation of the three-member committee headed by the Vice-President, and consisting of the Chairman, Press Council of India, and the President’s nominee.
Vempati has been a part-time member of the Prasar Bharati board since February 2016. He will replace Rajeev Singh, who has been serving as interim CEO since February 2017. Shashi Shekar Vempati will be the first non-Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer to head the public broadcaster.
Static Takeaways for SBI PO Mains Exam-
- Prasar Bharati Board Chairman is A. Surya Prakash
- Headoffice of Prasar Bharati is in New Delhi.
Source- The Hindu