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PB member assures help to AiR, DDK
Published on 27 Mar. 2010 12:36 AM IST
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Prasar Bharati (PB) board member personnel Shivkumar, who was on a two-day visit to Nagaland on March 25 and 26, held a series of meetings with Kohima DDK and AIR officials.
Addressing AIR Kohima the staff of at its premises March 25, Shivkumar informed that regular meetings were held at secretariat level and officials were instructed on completing the responsibility of telecasting and transmitting Commonwealth Games 2010, in a very efficient manner.
He said that if necessary, assistance of Kohima staff would be sought for shouldering responsibility wherever help was needed.
The officials appreciated AIR Kohima for maintaining the Station in spite of many constraints. Dwelling on the issue of shortage of manpower, he said that certain decisions were taken with regard to this at a meeting in New Delhi November 16, 2009, and expressed hope that decisions taken would be implemented. The member personnel of Prasar Bharati, who is on his maiden visit to the state, gave a patient hearing to grievances voiced by AIR staff of Kohima and its sub-Stations of Mokokchung, Mon and Tuensang and requested deputy director general of AIR and DDK, North East region V. Sekhose to provide him briefs of various issues.
The member personnel assured to take up issues with officials including CEO of Prasar Bharati. He also held a meeting with the staff of DDK, Kohima and held discussions on issues pertaining to shortage of staff, transmission and welfare of the staff. He said that he would put in all his efforts to see that the hardships and problem faced by the staff of AIR and DDK in Kohima, Nagaland are mitigated to a large extent. Kumar lauded the dedication and sincerity of the staff of the Kohima Kendra and assured to look into the problems faced by them.
V. Sekhose, deputy director general, north east region and other officials attended the brief meeting at Kohima Kendra. He was accompanied by chief engineer of north east zone, M. Jayaraj. Member Personnel, Prasar Bharati, New Delhi, Shivkumar officially called on state chief secretary Lalthara and apprised him of the needs and demands of DDK, Kohima on March 26.
Later, the official from Delhi paid a visit to the World War Cemetery Kohima, en route to Dimapur.

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