New Delhi, April 21: Rajya Sabha Chairman has nominated Rajya Sabha MP Ashwini Vaishnaw and Dr K Keshava Rao to the Press Council of India.
“The Chairman, Rajya Sabha has, on the 20th April, 2021, nominated Ashwini Vaishnaw and Dr. K. Keshava Rao, Members, Rajya Sabha, to be the members of the Press Council of India,” stated a press statement.
A former IAS officer of the 1994-batch Odisha cadre, Vaishnaw was private secretary to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2004. A native of Rajasthan, Vaishnaw, is an IIT-Kanpur alumnus. He had first proved his mettle as an administrator when he was posted as the Collector of Balasore district in 1999.