Government has reconstituted the Press Council of India inducting 27 new members for a three-year term.
Similarly, members from the category of ‘Editors’ are K S Sachidananda Murthy, Shravan Kumar Garg, Jagjit Singh Dardi, Sheetla Singh, Anil Jugalkishor Agrawal and Bishambhar Newar, according to a gazette notification.
In the category of ‘Working Journalists other than Editors’, Rajeev Ranjan Nag, Uppala Lakshman, Arvind S Tengse, Kosuri Amarnath and Kalyan Barooah, Sondeep Shankar and Arun Kumar have been inducted in the reconstituted council.
The new members also include MPs such as Meenakshi Natrajan, Harin Pathak, Sanjay Dina Patil, Rajeev Shukla and Prakash Javadekar.
Rajeev Sabade is a nominee of UGC in the reconstituted council.