Vasudha Gupta named as DG of News Services Division of AIR – Indian Information Service officer Vasudha Gupta has been elected as the director general of the news services division of All India Radio. Gupta served as director general in the Press Information Bureau. Vasudha Gupta has assumed charge of her new post immediately and has replaced All India Radio Director General N Venudhar Reddy who was superannuated.
Who is Vasudha Gupta?
- She is a 1989-batch officer and has served in different capacities in the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting during her 32-year career.
- Gupta received her degree in law from Chaudhary Charan Singh University and she was also awarded an M.Phil degree by the Delhi School of Economics.
- She accomplished her PhD in Banking and Financial Support services from the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi.
- Director General in the Press Information Bureau (PIB) Rajesh Malhotra has been appointed as the rank of Principal Director General.
- Malhotra will work on the public works of the finance ministry in the PIB.
About All India Radio
- All India Radio Founded: 1936, Delhi;
- All India Radio Founder: Government of India;
- All India Radio Headquarters: Sansad Marg, New Delhi;
- All India Radio Owner: Prasar Bharati.
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