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Sheyphali Sharan takes charge as Principal Director General, PIB

Senior IIS officer Ms Sheyphali B. Sharan has assumed charge as the Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau (PIB). Shefali replaces Manish Desai, who retired on March 31, 2024.

Sheyphali Sharan takes charge as Principal DG, PIB

Sheyphali Sharan Appointed as Principal DG, PIB

Shefali Saran has been appointed as the new Principal Director General of the Press Information Bureau (PIB). Sharan is an officer of the 1990 batch of Indian Information Service (IIS).

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About Sheyphali Sharan Principal DG, PIB

During her career spanning over three decades, Shefali has served as a Press Information Bureau Officer for ministries such as Finance, Health and Family Welfare and Information and Broadcasting. She has also served as a spokesperson for the Election Commission of India (ECI).

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Shefali Saran has also worked on Central Staffing Scheme Deputations as Director in Ministry of Health (Department of Traditional Systems of Medicine/AYUSH (2002-2007)) and Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs 2013-2017) besides working on cadre post of OSD (Information Policy at Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, 2000-2002) as also as Director Administration and Finance at LSTV, Lok Sabha Secretariat in 2007-2008.

Static Current Affairs related to Press Information Bureau (PIB) for upcoming exams

  • Formation: June 1919
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • I&B Minister: Anurag Thakur
  • PIB Principal DG: Sheyphali Sharan (IIS)

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