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BP Singh Appointed as FTII New Chairman

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has appointed Brijendra Pal Singh as the new Chairman and President of Film and Television Institute of India.
BP Singh Appointed as FTII New Chairman
  • He succeeded Anupam Kher, who had resigned from the post in October because of some international commitments.

About Brijendra Pal Singh:

  • He is an alumnus of FTII of 1970-73 batch and done specialization in film cinematography.
  • He is the producer of the famous crime drama CID and completed a record of 21 years of continuous telecast on Sony TV.
  • He also made his name in the Limca Book of World Record for taking a continuous shot of 111 minutes marking the completion of six years of crime drama CID.
  • He served as Chairman of FTII Academic Council and Vice Chairman of Governing Council.

About FTII:

  • Film and television Institute of India is an autonomous body established in 1960. 
  • It comes under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  • It is one of the members of International Liasion Centre of Schools of Cinema and Television which is world's leading organization of schools of films and television. 
  • The institute is registered under Societies' Registration Act 1960.
  • It consists of a President who also serves as Chairman of Governing Council and Standing Finance Committee.
  • Governing council of FTII is responsible for all the important policy decisions of the institute. 
  • Director of Institute is responsible for implementation.

Question:

Q: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has appointed whom as the new Chairman and President of Film and Television Institute of India?
a. Surendra Pal Singh
b. Gajendra Pal Singh
c. Brijendra Pal Singh
d. None of the above
BP Singh Appointed as FTII New Chairman BP Singh Appointed as FTII New Chairman Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on December 16, 2018 Rating: 5

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