Degrees of PTV, Radio Pakistan employees to be verified: Fawad

Three-member board constituted to confirm appointments, qualifications within a month


Staff Report


Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry has directed to constitute a board for verification of appointments and educational qualifications of employees of Radio Pakistan and Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV).

The board comprising of three members including one representative of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has been tasked to verify the appointment and degrees of employees inducted in service after 2008 in PTV and Radio Pakistan.

The board would be headed by Director General Internal Publicity Wing and has also been asked to submit a detailed report within one month.

Fawad said that the process would start from senior cadres and would degrees of all employees of PTV and Radio Pakistan would be completed.

The minister said that those officers and employees whose degrees would not be verified will have to refund their received salaries.

The persons who had appointed them on the posts would also be issued notices, he said.