(G.N.S) dt. 14
As Indianmandarins had reported earlier (Report dated 14.10.2022 & 03.11.2022); based on the recommendation of the Selection Committee, the President of India appointed Gaurav Dwivedi (IAS:1995:CG) as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prasar Bharati; a coveted post that that has been running under an ad hoc arrangement since June 09, 2022 vice Shashi Shekhar Vempati. Presently, Mayank Kumar Agrawal (IIS:1989) is holding the additional charge of CEO.
Presently, Gaurav Dwivedi is working in the parent cadre i.e. Chhattisgarh. The Centre had, in June 2021, empaneled him for holding an Additional Secretary or AS equivalent post in the Govt of India.
If some well-placed sources are to be believed Dwivedi will hold the CEO post on a lien basis instead of resigning from the IAS.
Previously, Dwivedi has also been a faculty member at the IAS Training Academy, LBSNAA, Mussoorie and headed MyGov (Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology) as its CEO which is responsible for managing the GoI’s citizen engagement platform. He is also a recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Administration.