also said that it was important that discussions held in meets
such as the three-day Expo should not just remain in record
books and should be taken up by the Government for implementation.
Verghese was presented an Honorary Fellowship of the BES by
the Minister on the occasion. Two former engineering-in-chief
executives of Doordarshan, BK Dey and RK Gupta, received Lifetime
Achievement awards. Six other awards were presented on the
occasion for excellence in broadcast engineering.
BES President Ashok Lakhanpal said an important subject taken
up during the discussions was the role of broadcasting in
Around 50 personalities from India and overseas took part
in the various sessions held during the Expo which was on
the theme of Broadcasting through Multiple Platforms. Other
subjects taken up included Digital TV Broadcasting Technologies,
content management, digital radio transmission, and community