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PRASAR BHARATI
(BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF INDIA)
DOORDARSHAN KENDRA: JALANDHAR
PUNJAB (Pin Code-144001)
(Phone: 0181-2254256-65)

1. ORGANISATION, FUNCTIONS, POWERS & DUTIES

(PRASAR BHARATI ACT)

The Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India)

Act, 1990
Arrangement of Clauses

Chapter I
Preliminary

  1. Short Title, extent and commencement.
  2. Definitions.

Chapter II
Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India)

  1. Establishment and composition of Corporation.
  2. Appointment of Chairman and other Members.
  3. Powers and functions of Executive Member.
  4. Terms of office, conditions of service, etc., of Chairman and other Members.
  5. Removal and suspension of Chairman and Members.
  6. Meetings of Board.
  7. Officers and other employees of Corporation.
  8. Establishment of Recruitment Boards.
  9. Transfer of service of existing employees to Corporation.
  10. Functions and Powers of Corporation.
  11. Parliamentary Committee.
  12. Establishment of Broadcasting Council, term of office and removal, etc., of members thereof.
  13. Jurisdiction of, and the procedure to be followed by, Broadcasting Council.

Chapter III
Assets, Finances and Accounts

  1. Transfer of certain assets, liabilities, etc., of Central Government to Corporation.
  2. Grants, etc., by Central Government.
  3. Fund of Corporation.
  4. Investment of Moneys.
  5. Annual Financial Statement of the Corporation.
  6. Accounts and audit of Corporation.
  7. Corporation not Liable to be Taxed.

Chapter IV
Miscellaneous

  1. Power of Central Government to give directions.
  2. Power of Central Government to Obtain Information.
  3. Report to Parliament in certain matters and recommendations as to action against the Board.
  4. Office of member not to disqualify a Member of Parliament.
  5. Chairman, Members, etc., to be public servants.
  6. Protection of action taken in good faith.
  7. Authentication of Orders and other Instruments of Corporation.
  8. Delegation of Powers.
  9. Annual Report.
  10. Power to make rules.
  11. Power to make regulations.
  12. Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament.
  13. Power to remove difficulties.