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Prashant Pathrabe appointed as Interim Director of Film and Television Institute of India

Prashant Pathrabe  

Prashant Pathrabe was appointed as Interim Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII). His appointment was approved by Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

However, he will also continue to serve as the Director of Press Information Bureau (PIB) unit in Pune.

About Pathrabe

Pathrabe succeeded incumbent Director DJ Narain who superannuated the office on 4 July 2015.

Pathrabe is Maharashtra-based senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer of 1992 batch.

Pathrabe had been associated with the media field for nearly two decades. Previously he had served as director of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI).

He had also worked in Doordarshan News and AIR News in Mumbai.