Published On: Fri, May 29th, 2015

Veena Jain appointed as DG (News) of Doordarshan

New Delhi: ADG (News) AIR Veena Jain has been appointed the Director General (News) of Doordarshan.

ADG (News) AIR Veena Jain has been made the Director General (News) of Doordarshan.

ADG (News) AIR Veena Jain has been made the Director General (News) of Doordarshan.

She will also hold charge as officer on special duty in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry for new and social media.

“Veena Jain posted as DG, DD News-cum-OSD New Media & Social Media in I&B Ministry. Presently, she is ADG (News) AIR,” the Twitter handle of All India Radio News said.

Akshya Kumar Rout is currently DG (News) of Doordarshan.

Jain, a senior administrative grade officer of the Indian Information Service (IIS) Group A, has been promoted to the Selection Grade of IIS Group A.

“On promotion to Selection Grade of IIS Group A, Veena Jain is posted as Director General, Doordarshan News-cum OSD in the Ministry to handle the New Media Wing and Media Cell.

“She will report to the Ministry for all purpose,” the notification issued by the I and B ministry today said.

PTI

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