Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
03 JUN 2019 9:37PM by PIB Delhi
President compliments I&B Ministry for Grand Coverage of the Swearing-In Ceremony

The President Shri Ram Nath Kovind today complimented the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting for providing excellent coverage to the swearing-in ceremony of the NDA Government led by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 30 May 2019.

A delegation led by the I&B Secretary Shri Amit Khare apprised the President about the elaborate steps taken by various Media Units to ensure comprehensive and world-class coverage across all media and social media platforms covering almost the entire globe. He said that for the benefit of the hearing-impaired viewers, DD Bharati provided commentary in sign language besides commentaries in Hindi and English in other channels of DD.

The delegation included the Principal Director General of PIB, Shri Sitanshu Kar; DG Doordarshan, Ms. SupriyaSahu; DG AIR, Shri F Shehriyar, Principal DG AIR News Ms. Ira Joshi and DG DD News,  Shri Mayank Aggarwal.