New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said that it has merged two Parliament channels — Lok Sabha TV and the Rajya Sabha TV, which will now be called Sansad TV.Also Read - Manufacturing Defect: Amit Shah Explains Reason Behind His 'High-Pitched' Voice

The government also said that retired IAS officer Ravi Capoor has been appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sansad TV for a period of one year or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Also Read - Bill Introduced In Parliament To Legalise Same-Sex Marriage

The government in its order March 1 said, “Consequent upon the joint decision of the Chairman, Rajya Sabha and the Speaker, Lok Sabha to merge RSTV and LSTV into Sansad Television (Sansad TV).” Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: Indian Railways Plans To Implement 'Kavach' On Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Howrah Corridors Soon

“Ravi Capoor, IAS (1986: Assam-Meghalaya) (Retd.) has been appointed as the CEO, Sansad TV, on contract basis, for a period of one year with immediate effect or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” it added.