SRINAGAR: The Press Council of India (PCI) is for the first time convening full council meeting in Srinagar on Monday.
The PCI delegation led by its chairman Justice (Retd) C K Prasad will arrive here on Sunday for the annual council meeting.
A three-member PCI Sub-Committee headed by S N Sinha visited Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh earlier this year to discuss the issues facing the media in the State. Following the extensive visit of the PCI Sub-Committee to all the regions of the State and wide-ranging deliberations with the stakeholders, the full Council is now convening its annual meeting in Srinagar to dwell on detail on the issues confronting the media.
This will be the last full council meeting of the present Press Council before the new council is constituted towards the end of this year.
The visiting members include S N Sinha (President, Indian Journalists Union), Prakash Dubey (Group Editor Dainik Bhaskar), Ms Vibha Bhargava, Secretary PCI, and Ms Poonam Sibal, Deputy Secretary PCI, Prabhat Kumar, Apoorva Kumar, Bipin Newar, Rajiv Ranjan Nag, K D Chandola, Suman Gupta, K Sreenivasrao, C K Nayak, Prajanand Chaudhri, Sondeep Shankar, Krishna Prasad, K Amarnath and Gurinder Singh.