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Veena Jain appointed as Director General of Doordarshan News

May 30, 2015 13:14 IST

Veena Jain was on 29 May 2015 appointed as Director General (news) in Doordarshan. She succeeded senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Akshay Rout. Her appointment was approved by the Union Ministry of information and broadcasting (I&B).

Jain will also hold the charge as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) and will oversee the ministry's new media wing and social media cell. She will report to the ministry for all purposes.

She is currently posted as Additional Director General in the News Services Division of All India Radio (AIR). Earlier, she has also served as director of Publications Division of AIR.

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