Obituary:The veteran Broadcast Engineer of India M S Rao is no more

M.S. Rao, the veteran Broadcast Engineer of India ,passed away at the age of 97 years. As the message received to Ashish Bhatnagar,from the son of MR M S Rao,rites will be performed at Hyderabad today. Daughter of M S Rao can be contacted on 09849097416.

Born on 9th February 1923, Shri M.S. Rao had joined Broadcasting House, All India Radio, Delhi on his b'day i.e. 09-02-1949 as Technical Assistant. Later on he served at All India Radio, Hyderabad, Madras, Kadappa, Lucknow, Aligarh and Mumbai. Shri M.S. Rao also worked as Installation Engineer for Doordarshan and installed Doordarshan Studios/Transmitters at Raipur, Rewa, Unnav (Kanpur) and Jalandhar. Shri Rao later again came back to Broadcasting House, All India Radio, Delhi, from where he had started his career, and retired from the same place in 1981 as EnC (SgE). Later he went to Tripoli, Libiya as technical advisor and stayed there for 4 years. After his return to India, he remained active in professional organisations like IETE, BES etc and became a popular science writer too.

Prasar Bharati Parivar deeply condoles the sad demise of M S Rao and prays to the almighty for peace of the departed soul.

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