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Vijay Kumar Chopra and Vineet Jain elected as Chairman and Vice Chairman of PTI

Vijay Kumar Chopra and Vineet Jain elected as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of PTI

The Board of Directors (BoD) of Press Trust of India (PTI), India’s premier news agency in its 71st annual general meeting elected Vijay Kumar Chopra and  Vineet Jain as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of PTI.

Vijay Kumar Chopra

He served as the Chairman of PTI in 2001-02 and 2009-10 & as the  President of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS).

He was the recipient of Padma Shri award (Literature & Education : 1990), Munshi Prem Chand award (1991) and his name was also entered in Limca Book of Records in 1997 as the writer of the longest travelogue.

Vineet Jain

Vineet Jain, Managing Director (MD) of Bennett, Coleman and Company Limited (BCCL), the publisher of Times of India, was elected as Vice-Chairman of PTI.

He is the writer of Instances of India. He had earlier served as the chairman of PTI in 2010.

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