All India Radio elected to ABU Administrative Council

MUMBAI: All India Radio has been elected as a Member of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, ABU’s Administrative Council. In the election held at the 43rd General Assembly of the ABU in Beijing, China, AIR was elected for a two year term on the 14 Member Administrative Council, which functions as the executive of the premier broadcasting union in the world.

AIR has also been appointed to the Policy & Strategy Group of ABU.

In another event at the on going ABU General Assembly, the Engineer-in-Chief of All India Radio, Mr A S Guin has been honoured with the ABU Broadcast Engineering Excellence Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of broadcast engineering in AIR and Doordarshan, the release adds.

Formed in 1964, the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) is a non-profit, professional association of broadcasting organisations with more than 150 members from 55 countries of the Asia-Pacific region. It provides a platform for co-operation in the field of news and programme exchange, acquisition of broadcast rights, training and technical consultancy. Doordarshan and All India Radio are among the most active members of the ABU.

Brijeshwar Singh, CEO, Prasar Bharati and A S Guin, Engineer-in-Chief, All India Radio are representing AIR and Doordarshan at the Beijing General Assembly.

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