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Senior-level reshuffles and postings in I&B, Prasar Bharati

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NEW DELHI: A series of transfers and reshuffling at senior levels of Group A Indian Information Service officers has been made in the media wings of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and Prasar Bharati to tone its functioning.



A Ministry source told indiantelevision.com that while some transfers were routine, others had been done in an effort to make the functioning of the media units better.



Bhupendra Kainthola has been shifted from the Press Information Bureau in Chandigarh as director (News) in DD News. The transfer orders of B Narayanan who is director in the Directorate of Field Publicity and had received orders to move to DD News have been cancelled and he will continue in his present post.



C Senthil Rajan who was in charge of the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity in Guwahati has been transferred to Delhi as director of the DAVP.



Uday Moray who is additional director general (Media and Communications) in Press Information Bureau in Delhi has been moved to Ahmedabad in the same capacity.



Pashant Pathrabe who was under order of posting as director in All India Radio, Mumbai, has been made director (M&C) in PIB Pune, taking the place of S Srinivasa who has been moved as director (M&C) in PIB Ahmedabad.



Samrat Bandopadhyay who was assistant director (News) in the Shillong Kendra of Doordarshan has been transferred to PIB as assistant director (M and C).



B Doungal who was director (News) in AIR in Guwahati has been transferred as director (M&C) in PIB Delhi. He is succeeded by S N Pradhan, director (News) in the Doordarshan Kendra in Bhubaneswar. Pradhan will hold additional charge of DAVP.



Pradhan’s place is being taken by AK Mishra on repatriation from the Central Board of Film Certification in Cuttack.



Anurag Mishra who was director (M&C) in PIB Delhi is moving to the Indian Institute of Mass Communications as assistant professor. He will be succeeded by Jaideep Bhatnagar, who was working as director of the New Media Wing and also as officer on special duty in IIMC.



R P Upadhyay who has been a correspondent for Prasar Bharati in Kabul now takes over as assistant news registrar in the Registrar of Newspapers in India.



UK Biswas who was assistant director of the Electronic Media Monitoring Committee is moving in the same capacity to directorate of Field Publicity.



A K Srivastava who is presently the deputy director in IIMC moves to Publications Division in the same capacity.

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