Major reshuffle of IIS officers by I&B Ministry

NEW DELHI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry is all set for a major reshuffle of Indian Information Service (IIS) officers posted all over the country.


Senior IIS officer S. R. Kar has been posted as director (Media and Communications) in the Press Information Bureau following his promotion to the selection grade. Kar will continue to look after the work of DPR (Defence) as well.


K Muthukumar, who was until now posted in the Prime Minister’s Office, has been transferred to Doordarshan News as additional director general.


Jane Namchu who was special correspondent for Prasar Bharati in Kathmandu has been posted in the Directorate of Field Publicity in Siliguri. He succeeds Akash Luxman who has been posted as director (lEC) in the Rural Development Ministry.


D M Kakadia has been moved from the Rural Development Ministry as director (News) in DD News.


R K Jain has on repatriation from Directorate of Film Festivals been posted as director (News) in the News Services Division in All India Radio.


Manisha Verma who was until now director (M&C) in PIB, New Delhi has been moved as chief media in the Health and Family Welfare Ministry and will also look after the publicity work of the Ministry, which has currently been under the charge of PIB officers.


Raj Kumar moves from the Central Board of Film Certification’s Delhi office to become Director (M&C), PIB.


K Satish Nambudiripad will become a director (M&C), PIB on repatriation from the Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ministry.


A K Mishra moves from CBFC Cuttack to become director in the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity. He replaces R K Jain who has been moved to Bhopal as director in DFP with additional charge of RNU, DD Kendra in Bhopal.


Prabhavati Akashi who was director (M&C) in PIB, New Delhi is being moved as director of DFP in Pune. She is replaced as Director (M&C), PIB, New Delhi by Maushami Chakravarty on repatriation from Heavy Industries Ministry.


S K Mohapatra who was Deputy Director (M&C), PIB, New Delhi is now being moved as deputy director (M&C), PIB in Kolkata.


J Kamraj, deputy director (News), DD News, New Delhi is to be the new deputy director (News), DD Kendra in Chennai.


Neetu Sona M., until now assistant director (News), in NSD: AIR, New Delhi is moving as assistant director to the Publications Division in Thiruvananthapuram.


Sukhendu Das, until now assistant director (News), DD Kendra in Imphal is to join as assistant director (News), DD Kendra in Kolkata. He replaces R L Borathakur who is being moved as assistant director (News), DD Kendra in Guwahati.

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