NEW DELHI: New Information and Broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar said that there will be a review next week of the functioning of Prasar Bharati. Complains about the government’s interference in the autonomy of the podcaster would also be examined he said.
he also said the government had no intention of curbing the freedom of the press in any way. on a interview with Doordarshan, Javadekar emphasised that there was no need for the government to impose regulation if the self-regulatory bodies set up by the media themselves work well.
It’s a hope that this government will allow Prasar Bharathi to operate with full freedom and fight against current trends of programming and contents with other channels.