Neelam Kapoor appointed director general of SAI
- Senior bureaucrat Neelam Kapoor was today appointed director
general of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), according to an official order.
- Kapoor, a 1982 batch officer of the Indian Information
Service (IIS), is at present the Principal Director General of the Directorate
of Field Publicity.
- The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved her
appointment to the post till her superannuation, i.e. July 31, 2019, the order
of the personnel ministry read.
- Kapoor was the Principal Director General of the Press
Information Bureau in the UPA government.
- As PIB chief, she was in-charge of
information officers attached to every central government ministry.