Rajesh Malhotra appointed as Principal DG of PIB

  • Rajesh Malhotra, a 1989-batch IIS officer, has been appointed as the Principal Director General of the Press Information Bureau (PIB), with effect from March 1, 2023.
  • He succeeded Satyendra Prakash, who was superannuated on February 28, 2023.
  • He was associated with the ECI as in-charge of media and communication for 21 years (1996-2017).
  • While Priya Kumar was named the Director General of Doordarshan News (DD News).
  • She will succeed Mayank Agrawal.