DAINIK NATION BUREAU
Deependra Kumar Chaudhari has assumed the charge of the Director General, Information, on Monday. A 2007 Batch IAS officer, Chaudhari assumed the charge of Director General, Information at Ring Road, Jogewala situated Information Directorate.
Additional Director Dr. Anil Chandola and other officers and employees accorded a warm welcome to Chaudhari. After assuming charge, the Director General took the information about the departmental functioning from the officers.
He said that in order to take the development schemes and public welfare programmes of the government to the masses, work has to be done through various mediums and in a planned manner. Media has an effective role in it. He said that stress should be laid on having better coordination with the media.
For the settlement of cases pending in the department and the accreditation of newspapers, a meeting will be convened soon. Director General, Information Deependra Kumar Chaudhari also has the additional charge of Additional Secretary, Mining. Prior to this, he had also worked as District Magistrate Nainital besides other important posts.