Zahid Iqbal was over filled with joy when he sat on the seat, after which he was forone long year surreptitiously. At last his efforts were fertile because this becomepossible after the transfer of the former accounts officer Taimoor Shahid to the othercenter. The whole transfer case was a plot because the General Manager Mrs. Bushra Riazwas supporting Zahid and striving hard to make him take over his seat. She in returnwas proceeding with the aegis of the Managing Director, Tauqeer Razzaq. Taimoor was on vacations when he received the call disclosing the decision of histransfer and was mildly alarmed, as he had anticipated the action in advance. Thereand then he thought how would this corporate politics and hypocrisy would come toan end.
TV3 is a public limited company. The government of Pakistan controls it. Governmentholds all its shares. The decision to establish a general-purpose television servicewith the participation of private capital and under the general supervision of theGovernment of Pakistan (GOP) was taken in October 1963. Subsequently the GOPsigned an agreement with Nippon Electronic Company of Japan, allowing it to operatetwo pilot stations in Pakistan. On November 26 1964 the first pilot station went on airfrom Lahore. On the completion of the experimental phase, a private limitedcompany, called Television Promoters Limited was set up in 1967, which wasconverted into a public limited company in 1969.Television centers were establishedin different cities. TV3’s existing work comprises of five TV centers at Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar,Quetta and, Karachi and an educational TV center at Islamabad and 29 RE-Broadcasting stations throughout the country, extends TV coverage to 87%population and 36% area of country through TV3 and 56.5% population and 23.6%area through TV3-2. The Board of Directors is appointed by the Government of Pakistan to manage itsaffairs. The Managing Director of the corporation, duly appointed by the Governmentof Pakistan and approved by the Board of Directors (BOD) is the administrative andexecutive head of corporation. It is competent authority to implement rules for thecorporation and its employees.
ROLE OF HRM IN TV3
There is no separate Human Resource Department in TV3. The Administration andPersonnel Division are presently performing the functions of HR management. TheAdministration and Personnel Division takes care of HRM functions like recruitment,training, promotion, placement, performance appraisals, establishment,appointments, Salary administration and pay packages, transfers, staff facilities,pension and old age benefits, group insurance, grievance matters, disciplinarymatters. Basically their duty is to select the employees, train them and to devise thepolicy for training the existing employees. The training, which is given to theemployees, is for the better performance. Academies are created under humanmanagement to give the training to people. One academy is to train thephotography, how to operate the cameras and how to focus the picture and scene.