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New Delhi : Jaideep Bhatnagar on March 1, 2021, took over as Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau (PIB). Bhatnagar is an Officer of the Indian Information Service, Batch of 1986. He has earlier served in Doordarshan News and as Head of the Commercial, Sales and Marketing Division of Doordarshan.

Bhatnagar has also served as Prasar Bharati Special Correspondent, West Asia, covering twenty countries.  He later went on to head the News Services Division of All India Radio. He has also served at Indian Institute of Mass Communication, in the capacity of Registrar, according to a PIB release.

Prior to his current charge as head of the organisation, Bhatnagar has worked in PIB for six years in different capacities. Bhatnagar takes over from Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia, who superannuated on February 28, 202.