Jaideep Bhatnagar takes over as PIB Principal Director General

Published: Mar 1, 2021, 5:40 pm IST

The Samikhsya Bureau

NEW DELHI: Jaideep Bhatnagar took over today as the Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting announced.

An officer of the Indian Information Service, Batch of 1986, he has earlier served Doordarshan News and also as Head of its Commercial, Sales and Marketing Division.

He has also served as Prasar Bharati Special Correspondent West Asia covering twenty countries.

He later went on to head the News Services Division of All India Radio.

He has also served at Indian Institute of Mass Communication, in the capacity of Registrar.

Prior to his current charge as head of the organization, Shri Bhatnagar has worked in PIB for six years in different capacities.

Bhatnagar took over from Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia who superannuated on 28th February.