NEW DELHI, MARCH 1, 2021
Jaideep Bhatnagar has taken over as the Principal Director General of the Press Information Bureau (PIB) today. He took over from Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia who superannuated on 28th February, 2021.
An Indian Information Service Officer of 1986 batch, Bhatnagar has earlier served in Doordarshan News, and as Head of the Commercial, Sales and Marketing Division of Doordarshan.
He has also served as Prasar Bharati Special Correspondent for West Asia covering 20 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, Bhatnagar has worked in PIB for six years in different capacities.