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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. 1 January 2019 consists of the following 18 members:

MEDIA ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THE YEAR 2019
Chairman
1. Shri K.V. Prasad (Long & Distinguished Service)
Vice-Chairperson
2. Shri R. Prasanan (Malayala Manorama)
Secretary
3. Shri Sanjeev Chopra (PTI)
Joint Secretary
4. Shri Shishir Soni (Hari Bhoomi)
Members
5. Shri Rakesh Mohan Chaturvedi (Economic Times)
6. Ms. Habiba Marya Shakil (TV-18)
7. Shri Masoom Moradabadi (Jadid Khabar)
8. Shri Akhilesh Sharma (NDTV)
9. Shri R. Rajagopalan (Long and Distinguished Service)
10. Shri A. Krishna Rao (Long and Distinguished Service)
11. Shri Anant Bagaitkar (Sakal)
12. Shri Shri K. Panneswaran (Daily Thanti)
13. Ms. Abantika Ghosh (The Indian Express)
14. Shri Manas Banerjee (Dainik Agradoot)
15. Shri Surendra Prasad Singh (Dainik Jagran)
16. Ms. Poonam Pandey (Navbharat Times)
17. Shri Himanshu Mishra (Aaj Tak)
18. Shri Anand Prakash Pandey (India TV)   

 

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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