GUWAHATI, Dec 16 - Prasar Bharati today said no AIR station is being closed or downgraded anywhere in Assam or in the North East Zone.
Amidst rumours regarding the status of AIR stations in NE, the public service broadcaster said all AIR stations in the region will maintain status quo in their local programming and will continue to produce local content in line with linguistic, socio-cultural and demographic diversity furthering the mission of AIR to nurture local talent and to give voice to regional aspirations.
�No AIR station is being closed or downgraded anywhere in Assam or in the North East Zone. No AIR station is being converted into a relay station anywhere in Assam or in the North East Zone,� it said in a statement.
It said no directive was issued by Prasar Bharati to reassign DD or AIR Dibrugarh or any other AIR station in Assam as had been reported in the media.