New Delhi: Almost one-and-half months after Anupam Kher stepped down as the chief of the Film Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune, the government on Thursday appointed B.P. Singh as the new Chairman.
In an official release, the government said: “Government nominates B.P. Singh as the President of the FTII Society and Chairman of its Governing Council, in pursuance of Rule 3 and 22 of the Rules of the FTII.”
It said that the “tenure of B.P. Singh will be for the remaining period of block of three years starting from March 4, 2O17 as per the provisions of Rule 6(1) of the Rules of FTII, Pune, and the explanation given thereunder or until further orders whichever is earlier”.
On October 31, Kher stepped down from the position of Chairman, a year after his appointment, citing his international assignments as the reason.