Jharkhand’s Chief minister Shri Hemant Soren & Assembly Speaker Rabindra Nath Mahato has launched new TV channel Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha TV and studio. The channel will be operated by the Vidhan Sabha secretariat.
The Jharkhand Legislative Assembly is the second legislature in the country after Kerala to launch a television channel to telecast the House proceedings.
Commenting on the launch Jharkhand’s Chief minister Shri Hemant Soren “The channel’s objective is to create awareness among masses even in remote areas about the Assembly proceedings by way of direct communication.”
“Apart from direct telecast on Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha TV, its content can be seen on YouTube and other social media platforms. It will serve as a bridge connecting the people, the government and the Assembly”, He added.
The minister said the Assembly has acknowledged the changing times and decided to take the House proceedings directly to the people.
Vidhan Sabha TV with its own studio will initially rent slots on prominent television channels to telecast programmes.