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 - After Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha Passes NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021

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 - 'Will See How You Roam in Maharashtra': MP Navneet Rana Accuses Shiv Sena's Arvind Sawant of Threatening Her

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 - 'Very Important Legislative Business': BJP Asks Lok Sabha Members To Be Present In House Today

“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.