Prasar Bharati Member Finance D P S Negi has been given the additional charge of member personnel of the body by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
The Union Information and Broadcasting Minister has given approval for giving additional charge of member personnel, Prasar Bharati, to Member Finance Negi, till a suitable candidate is appointed to the post, an office order of the ministry stated, according to a PTI report.
Negi is an Indian Economic Services Officer of the 1985 batch. During his career, across various ministries and departments, he has been awarded for various achievements.
Before joining Prasar Bharati, Negi was principal advisor at the Labour and Employment Ministry. There, along with other duties assigned to him, he also had the full-time charge of chief labour commissioner (central). He was also the director general of the Labour Bureau for more than a year.
During his more than a year stint as chief labour commissioner (central), major reconciliations were held in his leadership and wage settlement agreement between Manganese Ore (India) Limited and the workers Union was signed which helped more than 6,000 workers in one go for a period of 10 years — 2017-2027.
He has also served as chief executive Officer in the National Buildings Organization from 2006 to 2014 and as director (finance and budget), MTNL, where he was responsible for getting the government-controlled telco listed in the New York Stock Exchange.
Negi is recipient of a number of awards, which include an award for Outstanding Performance in the field of Small Savings in India and the Small Savings Ratna Award by the Government of Delhi.