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Update on EA & SEA Merger Issue-Meeting with Joint Secy(B)"
'Central Office was trying to have interaction with the Authorities in Ministry of I & B on the sensituve issue of EA & SEA Merger in G.P. 4200. On 27/11/2012 a meeting in Individual Capacity was held with Joint Secy.(B) Sh. R.K.Singh. Sh. S.K.Garg, Dy.Sec. was also present.  President, VP(TV & VP(NZ) attended the Meeting. Details of the discussions are given below :
On EA & SEA Merger : A presentation given about the historical backgrounds of the scales granted. After a care full listening JS(B) assured to look into the matter asked Sh. Garg to get the full details. Sh. Garg also acknowledged the receipt of many emails through Hon'ble Minister of I & B and Secretary (I&B) on the issue.
On the issue of Recognition : JS(B) assured that the work is in progress and it will be done as soon as possible.
On Bifurcation of Zones : JS(B) opined that issue pertains to Prasar Bharati and Min. I&B does not interfere on such matters but he assured to talk PB Management on the issue.
This meeting was not an official meeting. Central Office is continuously monitoring the developments and trying everything to not to allow it to be happened.
                                                                                    Umesh Chandra,
                                                                                   President, ARTEE