I&B Ministry makes senior-level transfers of Indian Information Service Officers in media units

NEW DELHI: As part of several senior-level transfers in the media units of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B Ministry), Indian Information Service officer of the 1993 batch R C Joshi has been transferred as Director in the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity.


Joshi replaces Y K Baweja who is being moved to take his position as director (Media and Communications) in the Press Information Bureau (PIB).


Chitra Gupta, who is currently assistant director (Media and Communications) at PIB in Guwahati, will join as assistant director in DAVP in Kolkata. Additionally, she will also hold charge of Doordarshan Kendra in Kolkata.


S Mathias, who is presently additional director general (news) in the News Services Division of All India Radio, will also work on ‘loan basis’ for Doordarshan News till further orders.


 M S Rajnikanth, who is currently deputy director (News) in Doordarshan News in Delhi is being moved to Bangalore as director (M & C) in PIB.


A K Srivastava, on repatriation from the deputation post as comptroller and auditor general will move as deputy director in the Indian Institute of Mass Communications as assistant professor.


Pragya Paliwal Gaur, director under order of posting after her services were surrendered by the Health Ministry, will move as Director (M&C) in PIB.


Vijay Kumar, who is presently director (M&C) in PIB Patna, is moving as director in the Publications Division in Delhi.


H Rehman and K K Pant, both deputy director (M&C) in PIB, Delhi, are being moved as deputy director DPR (Defence) and deputy director (News) in DD News in Delhi respectively.  


Pravin Kavi, assistant director (News) in All India Radio in Lucknow is to take Rehman’s place in PIB.


N C Juyal, assistant director (News) in DD News, will be the assistant director (M&C) in PIB.

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