Ms. Ira Joshi, DPS MR 1977
Principal Director General, NSD, All India Radio
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Ms.Ira Joshi,
Principal Director General, AIR News superannuated from the service, after a distinguished career of around 36 years.

An Officer of the 1984 batch of Indian Information Service, she has the unique distinction of having served as PDG AIR News, DG AIR & DG DD News.


Government of India Official

Worked on deputation:

* As Under Secretary, Deputy Secretary in Defence Ministry

   (1991 - 1995) (4 years)

* As Director in Education Ministry

Retd Principal Director General, All India Radio
June 2019 - July 2020 (1 years 1 months)

All India Radio
March 2018 - July 2020 (2 years 5 months)
New Delhi Area, India

Doordarshan News
Director General
November 2017 - August 2018 (10 months)
New Delhi Area, India

Head of the News channel ,Doordarshan News the Indian News channel which telecasts in India and aborad and also in social media.

Press Information Bureau - India
Director General

March 2017 - November 2017 (9 months)
New Delhi Area, India

Publications Division, Government of India
Additional Dirctor General (I/C)

June 2012 - August 2014 (2 years 3 months)

Head of the organisation that publishes magazines/periodicals called Yojana , Kurukshetra, Bal Bharati ,Aaj Kal , Employment News and also publishes several books every year.Rashtrapati Bhawan series was started in my time.

Press Information Bureau
Addl DG

November 2009 - June 2012 (2 years 8 months)

Directorate of advetising and Visual Publicity, Governmnet of India Additional Director General
November 2006 - November 2009 (3 years 1 month)
Govt advertisment policy ,Planning and execution

Education 1999 - 2004 (5 years)
During this period looked after Adult Education first then Serva Shikshaa Abhiyan & Mahila Samakhya

Swinburne University of Technology
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - (2002 - 2003)

Delhi School of Economics
Master's degree, Economics -    (1980 - 1982)
BA Hons Economics from LSR - (1977 - 1980)

Delhi Public School- Mathura road 1977

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