Senior IAS officer Ravi Capoor (Retd.IAS:1986:AM) has been relieved as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sansad TV after his extended tenure ended on August 31.
Rajya Sabha Chairman and Lok Sabha Speaker jointly decided that Utpal Kumar Singh (IAS:1986:UK), currently holding the post of Secretary General Lok Sabha, will additionally discharge the functions of CEO Sansad TV.
Sansad TV was launched in September 2021 after merging the Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV channels.
In February 2021, the decision to merge Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV was taken and Ravi Capoor- a retired IAS officer, was appointed as its CEO in March. Initially, he was appointed to the post for a period of one year after which he got a six-month extension.