Saturday, May 30, 2009

I&B minister Ambika Soni to take charge on 1 June

Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni is expected to formally assume charge on 1 June.

Soni, however, met senior I&B and Prasar Bharati officials today to apprise herself of the working of her ministry. Soni said today that the primary aim of her ministry would be to ensure that information about government programmes for the welfare of the people reaches every citizen of the country.

In reply to a question about the Commonwealth Games during a brief chat, Soni said that it would be the attempt of Prasar Bharati as host broadcaster to cooperate with foreign broadcasters to reach the signals to countries all over the world.

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