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Supriya Sahu & Fayyaz Sheheryar to join Doordarshan, AIR as DGs

26-February-2016
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Supriya Sahu & Fayyaz Sheheryar to join Doordarshan, AIR as DGs

Supriya Sahu, Former Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) is likely to join Doordarshan as Director General. On the other hand, All India Radio acting Chief Fayyaz Shehryar is set to join All India Radio as Director General.

According to a source, a meeting held yesterday night in New Delhi, the Prasar Bharati board selected few names out of the ten candidates they interviewed earlier for these posts. These names have been now submitted to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for final appointment.

Both the names are confirmed for the respective post and an official announcement is due, added the source.

Sahu, a 1991 Tamil Nadu cadre IAS officer, was appointed the Joint Secretary of MIB in October 2011, Prior to this; she was Director – Broadcasting in the ministry. She was earlier the District Collector of the Nilgiris district where she was the force behind the ‘Say no to plastics’ campaign to protect the eco-system of the hill station Ooty.

Prior to this, she was Additional Collector of Vellore district and Project Director, Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society (TANSACS).

Sheheryar is a senior officer of the Indian broadcasting Programme service. He joined AIR in 1981. He has also served as Station Director of Radio Kashmir. 

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