Chandigarh, August 6, 2013: Jangveer Singh, a noted journalist who recently resigned from the post of Principal Correspondent, The Tribune today joined as Media Advisor to Deputy Chief Minister in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, Revenue & Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, Jails & Cultural Affairs Minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur.
Installing Jangveer Singh as Media Advisor, the Deputy Chief Minister said that his appointment would be instrumental in taking the message of government to the people through media. He said that he was confident that Jangveer Singh would be able to live up to the expectations of media and the government.
It may be added that Jangveer Singh was recently appointed as Media Advisor to the Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in the rank of Minister of State. 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. Besides media fraternity in large number, Media Advisor National Affairs Harcharan Bains, the family members of Media Advisor Jangveer Singh were also present on the occasion.