Senior IAS officer Supriya Sahu appointed as Director General of Doordarshan

Posted on:17 Jun 2016 09:10:48
Senior IAS officer Supriya Sahu appointed as Director General of Doordarshan
17 June 2016 Current Affairs: Senior IAS officer Supriya Sahu was appointed as Director General of Doordarshan on 15 June 2016. She will be the full-time director general of the state-run broadcaster after two year as the post was lying vacant since July 2014.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved to appoint Sahu for the post.She would replace Aparna Vaish who was acting head of Doordharsan. She was appointed after the board decided to appoint the senior-most additional director general (ADG) at Doordarshan.

Tripurari Sharan was the last full-time director general at Doordarshan who stepped down in July 2014.

Supriya Sahu : She is a 1991 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer. At the time of the appointment, she is working in her cadre state Tamil Nadu. She was the power behind the Say no to plastics campaign to protect the eco-system of the hill station, Ooty, during her tenure as District Collector of the Nilgiris district.She has also worked as Joint Secretary for Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB).

 

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