D.J. Narain, Indian Information Service (IIS) has taken over as Additional Director General (Northern Region), Press Information Bureau (PIB), Chandigarh today. As Additional Director General PIB Shri Narain would also serve as Additional Press Registrar, Registrar Newspapers for India, Govt. of India. Narain is an officer of 1991 Batch of IIS. Being the senior most IIS officer at Chandigarh, he will also be Additional Director General (Northern Region- Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Uttrakhand and UT Chandigarh ) for the media units of the Ministry i.e. Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP), Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity (DAVP) and Song & Drama Division (S&DD) in the region.
D.J. Narain has previously served as Director General- Films Division, Director- Film & Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune, Director Communications,- 12th South Asian Games Guwahati besides serving as Director-DAVP; Editor-in-Chief- Sainik Samachar, Faculty of Indian Institute of Mass Communication and OSD at Directorate of Film Festivals etc.