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Sitanshu Kar to be next head of PIB: Order

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

All Radio's Services Division (NSD) will be the next of the (PIB) after superannuation of on April 30, an order said.

Kar, a senior (IIS) officer, will take charge as on May 1, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry's order said.

S R Kar, a selection grade of IIS Group A, presently posted as director general, NSD:AIR, New Delhi, is hereby transferred and posted as director general, PIB, New Delhi, so as to familiarise himself for taking charge of the on May 1, 2018 for a smooth transition on the superannuation of the present incumbent on April 30, 2018, the order said.

Doordarshan DG will hold additional charge of DG of AIR's with immediate effect, it added.

Prior to his posting at AIR in November 2015, Kar was serving as the of the

Kar, an of 1983 batch of IIS, had joined the as its in 2005.

Noronha, a 1982-batch of the IIS, was appointed as the of the in August 2014.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 22:00 IST