Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati to also head Rajya Sabha TV

Following the resignation of Gurdeep Singh Sappal as CEO of Rajya Sabha TV, Shashi Shekhar Vempati, CEO, Prasar Bharati, will take on the additional charge of Rajya Sabha TV as its CEO and Editor-in-Chief. 

In a notice issued, the Rajya Sabha Secretariat stated: “Consequent upon acceptance of resignation of Shri Gurdeep Singh Sappal, CEO, RS TV, with effect from August 12, 2017, he is directed to hand over the charge of CEO, RSTV to Shashi Shekhar Vempati, CEO, Prasar Bharati.” 

Vempati was appointed as CEO of Prasar Bharati in June this year, and has been looking after the strategy and operations of Doordarshan and network of public radio stations of Akashvani (All India Radio). 

Congratulating Vempati on his additional role, Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash, tweeted, “Change is in the air in Rajya Sabha TV. Very best to @shashidigital in added responsibility!”


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