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Venkateshwar assumes charge as GDG of PIB in Telangana

Hyderabad, Sep 17 (UNI) Senior Officer of the Indian Information Service (IIS), 1989 batch, S Venkateshwar, assumed charge as Additional Director General (Telangana Region) of Press Information Bureau (PIB), Hyderabad on Tuesday, an official statement here said.
Mr Venkateshwar has worked in Doordarshan, AIR and PIB Bureau, Bangalore in the past.

He would also head the Regional Outreach Bureau (ROB) of the I &B Ministry.

The ROB has been formed, clubbing three media units of the ministry-- DAVP (Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity), DFP (Directorate of Field Publicity) and S &DD (Song & Drama Division).
Mr Venkateshwar would also look after the Department of Publications Division (DPD).
The PIB office in Hyderabad was also functioning as the Registrar of Newspaper for India (RNI), the statement added.
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