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Media Advisory Committee of Rajya Sabha



The Media Advisory Committee of Rajya Sabha is constituted by the Chairman, Rajya Sabha. It consists of representatives of various media organizations accredited to the Press Gallery of Rajya Sabha. The first Media Advisory Committee was constituted on 18 March 2008 and consisted of 11 members. The present Committee, constituted w.e.f. 11 May 2017 consists of the following 15 members:

MEDIA ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE YEAR 2017-18
Chairman
1. Shri Rahul Shrivastava (NDTV)
Vice-Chairperson
2. Ms. Anita Katyal (Long & Distinguished Service)
Secretary
3. Shri Maneesh Chhibber(The Indian Express)
Joint Secretary
4. Shri Pranab Dhal Samanta (The Economic Times)
Members
5. Shri Jai Shankar Gupta (Deshbandhu)
6. Ms. Vibha Sharma (The Tribune)
7. Shri Masoom Moradabadi (Jadid Khabar)
8. Ms. Sujata Deb (UNI)
9. Shri Sanjeev Chopra (PTI)
10. Shri Arvind Singh (RSTV)
11. Shri B.S. Luthra (The Educator)
12. Shri Ajit Maindola (Rajasthan Patrika)
13. Shri Praveen Krishnan (Mathrubhumi)
14. Shri Madan Mohan Jaira (Hindustan)
15. Ms. Radhika Ramasheshan (Long & Distinguished Service)

 

TENURE

TThe term of the Committee is one year. It may, however, be dissolved earlier by the Chairman, Rajya Sabha and re-constituted de novo.

MANDATE

The primary function of the Committee is to render advice to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat regarding admission of various media organizations to the Press Gallery of Rajya Sabha to enable them to cover the proceedings of the House.

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