DPS Lamba joins Prasar Bharati as board member

NEW DELHI: D P S Lamba, a management professional with over 30 years senior level experience, has assumed charge as Member (Personnel) of Prasar Bharati.

As a full time member of the Prasar Bharati Board, Lamba will head the personnel and administrative activities of Prasar Bharati and its two constituents - Doordarshan and All India Radio. He has been appointed by the high powered selection committee headed by the Vice-President of India.

An MBA from the prestigious FMS, Delhi (Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University), Lamba also holds a degree in law from the Delhi University and specialised PG diplomas in Administrative Laws as well as Labour Laws from the Indian Law Institute.

He has worked in various Government and Public Sector Undertakings including - Bharat Heavy Electronics Ltd., Gas Authority of India Ltd., Engineers India and Cement Corporation of India at different positions at unit and corporate levels.

Prior to assuming the office of Member (Personnel), Prasar Bharati, Lamba, was Director-Personnel (a Member of the Board of Directors) of Tehri Hydro Development Corporation for over nine years. Besides his administrative responsibilities, Lamba has made tangible contributions in the field of rehabilitation and resettlement and environmental aspects of Tehri Dam project in Uttaranchal.

A widely traveled person, Lamba has visited, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Denmark, Malaysia and Singapore in the course of his professional pursuits. He is an associate member of All India Management Association (AIMA), New Delhi and a corporate member of National Institute of Personnel Management (NILM), Kolkata.

Lamba is the first Member (Personnel) to be appointed on the Prasar Bharati Board.

The present composition of the Board is M V Kamath, chairman; K S Sarma, CEO; Bhupen Hazarika, M L Mehta, Chitra Mudgal (all part time members), Vijay Singh, I & B ministry representative, Brijeshwar Singh, DG, AIR and Navin Kumar, DG : DD (both ex-officio members); S Sundresan, formerly, Member (Finance) retired on 18 March 2004, on attaining the age of 62.

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