Sheyphali Sharan takes charge as Principal Director General, PIB

New Delhi:  Sheyphali B. Sharan has  assumed charge as the Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau upon superannuation of  Manish Desai yesterday.  Sharan is an officer of the 1990 batch of Indian Information Service.


During an illustrious career spanning over three decades, she 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, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. She has also served as the Spokesperson for Election Commission of India.

In addition, she has worked on Central Staffing Scheme Deputations as Director in Ministry of Health (Department of Traditional Systems of Medicine/AYUSH (2002-2007)) and Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs 2013-2017) besides working on cadre post of OSD (Information Policy at Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, 2000-2002) as also as Director Administration and Finance at LSTV, Lok Sabha Secretariat in 2007-2008. Upon assumption of charge, Ms Sharan was welcomed by senior officials of Press Information Bureau.


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