Published On: Wed, Aug 26th, 2015

CBI gets new spokesperson

New Delhi: Devpreet Singh, a 1992 batch Indian Information Service (IIS) officer, has been appointed the new CBI spokesperson.

CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad got appointment on her earlier post as Director (News) Doordarshan news.

CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad got appointment on her earlier post as Director (News) Doordarshan news.

She will succeed Kanchan Prasad, who will resume charge as Director(News) in Doordarshan News. .

In an order issued by information and broadcasting ministry, Singh, who was on a study leave for completion of her PhD, has been appointed as chief information officer with effect from September 9 next month.

IIS officer Singh was director (News-News Services Division) All India Radio before she went on a sabbatical.

Her leave, which had been taken for pursuing PhD programme on “sustainable development and communication: a case study of law relating to environment in India” from Teri university, stands curtailed till September 8 next month.

Her services have been placed with the CBI for post for a period of one year or till the post is filled up on deputation basis.

Prasad, after she is relieved from the CBI, will continue to work on her earlier post as Director (News) Doordarshan news, the order said.

TST

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