CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government today appointed noted journalist and Principal Correspondent of The Tribune Jangveer Singh as Media Advisor to the Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in the rank of Minister of State with immediate effect.
Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said the detailed terms and conditions of Jangveer Singh’s appointment would be issued shortly.
Jangveer Singh has a long innings in journalism. He has earlier served in the United News of India (UNI) in Chandigarh for four years besides having served in The Tribune for 16 years. Jangveer was till recently posted in the Punjab Bureau of The Tribune and was handling political affairs besides other key responsibilities. He is known for his integrity and credible writing.
Jangveer has done his initial schooling from Sherwood College, Nainital and has acquired a post graduate degree in Mass Communications and History of Art, both from the Panjab University, Chandigarh. He is an avid reader and nature lover and is passionate about horticulture and Art and heritage conservation.
The new Media Adviser while thanking Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal for reposing faith in him said he would try his best to rise to the occasion and work in an effective manner to portray the pro people achievements of the government led by the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. He also conveyed his sense of gratitude to Public Relations Minister. Bikram Singh Majithia for the guidance extended by him at this crucial juncture.