Anand Mohan
Chairman of the Nomination Jury,
7th NSFFI-2017

Sri Anand Mohan is a senior Producer / Director of Doordarshan having 33yrs. of vast experience in the field of Television Programme production, documentaries, special programmes, LIVE telecast of programmes of National and International events within the country and from abroad. He retired as Head of Programme in DD News Delhi in 2015.

Sri Mohan is M.Sc. in Zoology from Kanpur University. Apart from this he attained many professional trainings and courses from various prestigious institutions and organisations Like Basic course in Television Production and Technical Operations from ISRO, Ahmedabad; Production Costing course from Thomson Foundation, UK held at IIMC, New Delhi. CNN-South Asia in-country workshop, at New Delhi

Sri Mohan joined Doordarshan News in 1983 as Assistant Producer till 1990. Later joined PIB, New Delhi as Asstt. Information Officer to look after the media publicity for the Ministries of Agriculture, Coal and Tourism. In 1991 again joined DD as Producer after getting selected from UPSC. He produced number of documentaries, short films, current affairs programmes, production of Live24x7 analysis and discussion programmes for all the Union and State Elections till 2015 and produced 60mts. audience based interactive programmes with leaders during elections across the country. Did reporting and production of News bulletins for DD news for several years.

He produced a very popular nationally & internationally, weekly flagship health programme of DD News “TOTAL HEALTH” for many years. It is the only LIVE Phone-in health programme on Television in the country where eminent medical experts from the country reply quarries of public.

Covered various International conferences in India and abroad like BRICS, NAM, CHOGM, SAARC, CICA (Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia). Also covered visits of Queen Elizabeth in 1983, Presidents of USA, Russia, China, South Africa and Pakistan. Prime Ministers & other dignitaries of many other countries.

Covered LIVE Prime Minister’s address in UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY at New York twice in 2005 & 2011. Did live production of Prime Minister’s address at UNESCO on 125th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in 1995. Covered Prime Minister’s visits to Nepal, Bhutan, France, Kazakhstan, Germany and USA.

A number of television programmes produced by Sri Mohan received awards and appreciations in production. Among documentaries are National Security Guards, 71 Ka Samar- on 71 India-Pak war, Images- a News Round UP etc.

He was Conferred “BEST PRODUCER” in Doordarshan in 2003. Awarded for completing record 600 episodes “TOTAL HEALTH” of DD. Also got “MAITRI SHRI” award for Broadcast Journalism in Television in 1997. He has been teaching television production in various institutions as guest faculty.