Islamabad: Since establishment of PEMRA complaints call centre (0800-73672) in December, 2011, the viewers have registered 2,156 complaints / suggestions regarding TV channels, cable TV networks and FM radio stations via Telephonic, Website, Fax and Email.
Out of 2,156 complaints, 875 complaints / suggestion pertain to TV channels particularly relating to the content being relayed. PEMRA has uploaded data regarding these complaints / suggestions on its website. Interested individuals can visit the link http://www.pemra.gov.pk/complaints for viewing details. The complaints pertaining to different TV channels against their programs / contents have also been forwarded to the respective channels.
PEMRA has fulfilled its pledge made to public to take-up their suggestions, ideas, complaints etc. to its licensees enabling them to correct or review their programs / content.
PEMRA resolved that the practice of publicizing complaints data would continue as a routine regulatory feature.
For more information, contact:
Deputy General Manager
Media and PR
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA)
Tel: +92 51 910 7128
Fax: +92 51 910 7112