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12 IIS senior officers transferred since Jan: Rajyavardhan Rathore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

As many as 12 senior officers of the (IIS) have been transferred since January, said today, maintaining that transfers happen on recommendations of the

In a written reply, the of State for Information and Broadcasting, said, During the year 2018 (upto March 7, 2018), 12 senior officers (general and above) in have been transferred.

He was responding to a query whether the government was aware that mass transfers of senior officers among have taken place.

The said that senior officers are transferred on functional requirement and on recommendation of the Civil Services Board, which considers all aspects before recommending the same.

The was constituted on January 31, 2014, after a judgement.

The board comprises the (Information and Broadcasting), Principal Director General/of any media unit and joint (Policy and Administration).

To a separate query, Rathore said that has informed that 12 Indian languages units of the Service Division (NSD), All India Radio, which were shifted from to respective capital Regional Units (RNUs) were performing satisfactorily.

He said there was no proposal under consideration for shifting of remaining language units namely Punjabi, Nepali, Kashmiri, and Urdu.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 20:55 IST
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