July 11, 2014 6:59 AM ET


Company Overview of Prasar Bharati Broadcasting Corp.

Company Overview

Prasar Bharati Broadcasting Corp. operates as a national public broadcaster in India. The company operates Doordarshan television and All India Radio. It offers purchase services, such as transmission capability, studio and technical facilities, and television and radio software, including the use of the Doordarshan and All India Radio library facility. The company serves advertising, sale of commercial services, and television and radio channels market. Prasar Bharati Broadcasting Corp. was founded in 1997 and is based in New Delhi, India.

Ground Floor

Akashvani Bhavan

New Delhi,  


Founded in 1997


91 11 2342 1030


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Key Executives for Prasar Bharati Broadcasting Corp.

Chief Executive Officer
Additional Director General of Programmes
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Prasar Bharati Broadcasting Corp. Key Developments

Prerna Sood Joins Prasar Bharati as Additional Director General (Programmes)

Prerna Sood, IRAS (1989), has been appointed as Additional Director General (Programmes) in Prasar Bharati (a Non-Central Staffing Scheme post) on deputation basis for the balance period of her five years central deputation tenure.

Prasar Bharati To Reportedly Monetize Land Parcels

Accourding to sources, Prasar Bharati Broadcasting Corp. intends to raise INR 40 billion by monetizing its land parcels across the country. People familiar with matter said that the Board of Directors of Prasar Bharati is evaluating means of raising money by asset sale. "Two land parcels of 400 acre and 200 acre in Delhi and two-three land parcels in Mumbai will be the first to go", said the people in the know of the development. The sale will be done through a public forum. The proceeds from the sale will be used for technical upgradation of Doordarshan and All India Radio.

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