Bollywood actress Kajol is all set to join the Prasar Bharati board as a part-time member with a committee headed by Vice President of India Hamid Ansari choosing her for the position from a list of eminent names. The panel met on Monday and cleared her name along with
Shashi Shekhar Vempati, who has over a decade-and-half long experience of working with Infosys and heads an online media company.As per the Prasar Bharati Act, the public broadcaster should have six part-time members on its Board, which is headed by its chairman. Two of these positions had been vacant.
Kajol expressed her willingness to join, it is learnt. The I&B ministry had earlier forwarded around 7-8 names from which the committee made the selection.