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R. N. Mishra has taken charge on promotion as Director General (West Zone)

Mumbai:16/7/18;R. N. Mishra, an Indian Information Service (IIS) officer of Batch of 1988, has taken charge on promotion as Director General (West Zone), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, at the office of PIB Mumbai today. He succeeds Shri K. Muthukumar, who superannuated in March 2018.

During his three decades in IIS, Shri Mishra has served in News Services Division, All India Radio; DD News, PIB Delhi, PIB Srinagar and other organizations under the Ministry of I&B. He has also served as Special Correspondent of Prasar Bharati in Kathmandu. Immediately prior to this, Shri Mishra was the head of PIB Raipur, as Additional Director General.

As DG (West Zone), Shri Mishra will be in charge of the functioning of the offices of both Press Information Bureau and Regional Outreach Bureau in the West Zone, comprising Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Goa, Daman & Diu and Dadar & Nagar Haveli.

Additional Director General (Western Region), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Shri Nitin Wakankar welcomed the DG, on behalf of the officers and staff of PIB Mumbai.

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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