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Ms Sheyphali Sharan Takes Charge as Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau

Ms Sheyphali B. Sharan has assumed charge as the Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau, upon the superannuation (retirement) of Shri Manish Desai. Ms. Sharan is an officer of the 1990 batch of Indian Information Service.

Illustrious Career Spanning Three Decades

During her illustrious career spanning over three decades, Ms. Sharan has held cadre portfolios of largely looking after media publicity work as Press Information Bureau officer for Ministries such as Finance, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. She has also served as the Spokesperson for Election Commission of India.

Central Staffing Scheme Deputations and Other Roles

In addition, she has worked on Central Staffing Scheme Deputations as Director in Ministry of Health (Department of Traditional Systems of Medicine/AYUSH) from 2002-2007 and Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) from 2013-2017. Besides, she has worked on cadre post of OSD (Information Policy) at Ministry of Information and Broadcasting from 2000-2002, as well as Director Administration and Finance at LSTV, Lok Sabha Secretariat in 2007-2008.

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