The Regional Office, Central Bureau of Communication Guwahati organized a screening session for the fresh empanelment of Private Registered Troupes (PRTs) and Individual Artistes (IAs) on 14th and 15th of September, 2022 at Shilpgram, Guwahati.
The Screening committee was chaired by Shri B. Narayanan, Director General, NE Zone, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The committee comprised of eminent personalities from various fields like Smt. Suvra Baishya, Programme Executive, AIR, Smt. Sushma Sarma, Programme Executive, AIR, Shri. D. P Deori, Research Officer, DIPR, Govt. of Assam, Shri Abinash Sarma, Renowned drama expert and Shri Binay Das, acclaimed musician were the members of the screening committee.
A total of 51 cultural troupes and 4 individual artistes across the State applied for the registration process, out of which, 27 troupes and 3 artistes secured the pass marks.
After being empanelled, these troupes and artistes will be engaged for Government communication programmes on various flagship schemes like Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat and many others.
Earlier, the first-ever screening and registration programme for PRTs was held in Arunachal Pradesh by CBC, Itanagar on 7th of September, 2022. A similar programme will also be held in Imphal, Manipur by CBC, Imphal in the coming week.