BHUBANESWAR, MARCH 15, 2021
1997 batch Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Rajinder Chaudhry on Monday assumed charge of the Additional Director General (ADG) of Press Information Bureau (PIB), Odisha Region.
He will be heading PIB Bhubaneswar and Regional Outreach Bureau (ROB), Bhubaneswar, besides acting as the Additional Press Registrar of RNI.
Prior to his present assignment as the ADG, Chaudhry was the Chief Media Officer in the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He worked in different capacities in various departments of the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting which include Director, Publication Division and Director, PIB New Delhi.
In the capacity of Deputy Secretary in the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Chaudhry spearheaded the now popular campaign of “Jago Grahak Jago” on consumer awareness.
Senior officials and staff members of PIB Bhubaneswar welcomed on assumption of the new charge. He discussed various day-to-day matters with the officials of PIB/ROB on the very first day of his joining as the ADG.