NEW DELHI: Doordarshan additional director general V K Jain has been given charge of administration department in addition to finance, PR & publicity, commercial & sales and Doordarshan archives.
Jain who joined DD directorate in March 2012 has been actively involved in the re-branding exercise of the pubcaster. Apart from being the driving force for constant publicity and PR drives since last year, he is behind the social media surge at Doordarshan and is constantly pushing to strengthen Doordarshan archives as well.
Jain joined the civil services in 1984. In the course of his 30 year-long career, he has held eminent posts such as Registrar- GGS Indraprastha University Delhi, Joint Secretary (General Administration- Delhi), Collector cum Deputy Commissioner (Excise) in Delhi, General Manager- Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation, Joint Director cum Joint Secretary (Training & Technical Education), Director Sports and OSD Personnel in DDA and Special Commissioner in Food & Supply Department- Delhi, to name few.
He was named Best Branch Officer, Delhi Development Authority, in 1994 and given a distinguished Alumni Award by Alumni Association of Shri Ram College of Commerce in 2007. Jain takes keen interest in constitutional law, international law, business law, organisational behaviour and real estate management.