New Delhi: The union cabinet chaired by the prime minister Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval for the MoUs between India and Foreign Broadcasters in the field of Radio and Television.

Briefing the cabinet decisions, the union information and broadcasting (I &B) minister Prakash Javadekar said the MoUs with the Foreign Broadcasters will help in public broadcaster in exploring new visions; new strategies to address the demands of new technologies and stiff competition, media liberalization; and obalization.

According to him, the broadcasting of programmes to be obtained through mutual exchange, co-production will lead to equity and inclusiveness among viewer/listeners of DD and AIR. Exchanges of technical know-how, expertise and training of manpower would help the public broadcaster to meet the emerging challenges in the field of broadcasting.