LS, RS TV channels merged into Sansad TV
New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said that it has merged two Parliament channels — Lok Sabha TV and the Rajya Sabha TV, which will now be called Sansad TV.
The government also said that retired IAS officer Ravi Capoor has been appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sansad TV for a period of one year or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
The government in its order March 01 said, “Consequent upon the joint decision of the Chairman, Rajya Sabha and the Speaker, Lok Sabha to merge RSTV and LSTV into Sansad Television (Sansad TV).”
“Ravi Capoor, IAS (1986: Assam-Meghalaya) (Retd.) has been appointed as the CEO, Sansad TV, on contract basis, for a period of one year with immediate effect or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” it added.
Rajya Sabha TV CEO Manoj Kumar Pandey has been relieved of his duties and will be paid a sum equivalent to one month’s professional fee as per the terms of his engagement, read the further.