Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Mukesh Sharma, Addl. DG - Doordarshan retires today
Shri Mukesh Sharma, Additional Director General, Doordarshan Mumbai, Additional Director General, Doordarshan ( Head of the West Zone) & Additional Director General (Mktg), Prasar Bharti is retiring from government service on 28.02.2017, after an illustrious service. He is also holding additional charge of the Director General at Films Division India, Mumbai. Since July 2015
Mukesh ji had his schooling and graduation at Govt. Inter College, Mathura and Lucknow University. Later he studied Masters in Broadcast Journalism at Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal.
Shri Mukesh Sharma worked as Producer with Children's Film Society from 1980 to 1992 and contributed extensively. He also had a small stint of posting at Akashvani Pune. His forte has always been Doordarshan, Mumbai. As head of Doorardarshan Mumbai, DD- Sahyadri, Mukesh Sharma revolutionised the channel with is out of box ideas, extreme energy and high profile contacts. He has left his marks deep, which will continue to inspire his colleagues for years to come.
Shri Mukesh Sharma has been decorated with numerous awards, some of them are -
✔ Winner of the National Award,from the President of India , Best Children's Film, Operation Pink Pigeon, 1990, Indo-Mauritius co-production.
✔ Winner of the Special Mention Certificate from the President of India for the Film Anokha Aspatal, at the 6th Int. Children Film Festival, Delhi.
✔ Received the Best Doordarshan Kendra (T.V. Station) Award as Director DDK Mumbai in 2001 from the Vice President of India.
✔Winner of 30th RAPA (Radio Advertising & Practitioners Association) Hamid Sayani Trophy .
✔ Winner of Media Lions—Bronze, in the 53rd International Advertising Festival—Cannes Lion: 2006. Category “Use of media-best use of T.V.”
Winner of Mother Teresa International Award 2013 at Kolkata
and many more....
Shri Mukesh Sharma has been the Star of Doordarshan, and Prasar Bharati Parivar will definitely miss him. Our choicest best wishes for him for another brilliant post–retirement innings.