5 Indian Information Service officers transferred

New Delhi: Five Indian Information Service (IIS) officers were transferred today, said an official order.

Smriti Irani

The transfers or posting of senior and junior administrative grades of the IIS Group ‘A’ officers were with immediate effect, the order of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said.

S Pantode, who was serving as ADG (News) at Doordarshan Kendra (Mumbai) has been transferred as ADG at the publications division here.

Ashish Goyal, who was director at Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP) in Chandigarh, will be serving as director at the Press Information Bureau (PIB), New Delhi, while Shubha Gupta, the director (media and communication) at PIB, Chandigarh, has been made the director (news) at DD News here, the order said.

Kripa Shankar Yadav and Shamima Siddiqui will serve as directors at DD News and publication division, respectively, it added.