Prasar Bharati Chairman Dr A Surya Prakash said, AIR news commands huge credibility. Dr Surya Prakash said, Akashvani has one of the largest news gathering and dissemination apparatus in the world. He said, many programmes produced by AIR have a direct link with the mandate given to Prasar Bharati by the Parliament.
Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati said, Prasar Bharti is looking forward to change in the format of these awards so that it brings out the hidden talent of the people. He said, it is a great day to celebrate all the different streams of competencies over the radio network.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that NDA government is bringing Digital Radio in 2024. Addressing the annual Akashvani awards function in New Delhi, Mr Javadekar said, the audio of digital radio will be more clear and its reach will be higher. The Minister said, All India Radio is an institution which is a part of people's lives, be it music, news or entertainment. He said, Akashvani has a rich tapestry of songs which is available to all.
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