Visakhapatnam, Apr 7 (PTI) Union Minister for Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu today said All India Radio (AIR) is still the most trusted news broadcasting system in the country.
“All India Radio broadcasts genuine news that reaches all corners of the country. It is still the most trusted news broadcasting system in the country,” Naidu said after inaugurating the 47th regional news centre at Visakhapatnam station of All India Radio.
“That is the reason why Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen this medium to broadcast his ‘Mann ki baat’ that reaches the masses all over the nation,” Naidu said.
This news centre can directly broadcast the local and regional news.
Naidu said, Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune was asked to start a short term course in film making and in this regard, preliminary talks were held between the FTII and Andhra University officials here today.
“Vizag with most scenic beauty spots will be most ideal place for film making,” he said.
Local MP Dr K Haribabu requested the Union Minister to open PIB centre in Visakhapatnam.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.