Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash had called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati on Tuesday morning.
Various discussions including launch of Assam specific FM and TV channels and use of broadcast media for creating greater public awareness of Government schemes had been held.
Prakash had informed Sonowal that the FM transmitter for AIR Guwahati is set to operate from September 2018. He also informed that measures are being taken to launch DD Assam channel.
Sonowal has emphasised on the need for further quality improvement of DD so that it can compete with the private TV channels.
The Chief Minister also has stressed that Doordarshan and AIR should vigorously bring to light the developmental works carried out by the government in the last 4 years in the North East region.