Punjab constitutes high powered committee to sensitise peasantry


Chandigarh, August 22: The Punjab Government today constituted a state level ‘Agriculture Mass Media Monitoring Committee with a view to make aware and educate the state’s peasantry to meet the emerging challenges in Agriculture Sector using mass media.

An official spokesman said that the committee would be headed by the Financial Commissioner, Development while Director, Agriculture would be the Secretary of the committee.

The committee would approve the policy and broad guidelines for content creation for the LPTs/HPTs and FM stations of All India Radio.

He said that Committee would lay down the broad guidelines indicating the directions and the content creation would be monthly basis. He said that headquarter of the committee will be at Chandigarh and the term of non official members of the committee will be for three years.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012