Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Shri Manish Tewari takes charge as Minister of Information & Broadcasting

Shri Manish Tewari took charge of his new assignment as Minister of
Information & Broadcasting here today. Speaking to media persons, after
assuming charge, Shri Tewari said that he would take forward the
comprehensive policies of the UPA Government taken recently in the Films,
Information and Broadcasting Sectors. The Minister reiterated that all
efforts would be taken to highlight the policies and programmes of the
Central Government. Regarding the key priority areas, the Minister said
that he would like to express his views only after he had a comprehensive

Regarding the Digitization process, the Minister said that the Ministry had
put in place a roadmap for achieving the target of switching over from
analogue to digital. The Ministry had taken painstaking efforts to involve
the key stakeholders associated with the digitization initiative. The
Minister further mentioned that he was confident that the targets would be
met by the deadline stipulated.

Later, the Minister was briefed on the key initiatives, mandate and policy
framework of the Ministry by Secretary (I&B) and other Senior Officials.


Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
29-October-2012 15:8 IST

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