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The Press Information Bureau, commonly abbreviated as PIB,[1] is a nodal agency of the Government of India. Based in National Media Centre, New Delhi,[2] Press Information Bureau disseminates information to the print, electronic and new media on government plans, policies, programme initiatives and achievements. The PIB is also the Government's nodal agency to facilitate private media. The current director general (27th) is Sitanshu Ranjan Kar.

Press Information Bureau
पत्र सूचना कार्यालय
Agency overview
HeadquartersNational Media Centre, New Delhi
Minister responsible



The Press Information Bureau was established in 1919 as a small cell, which has now grown into a nationwide network of 8 regional offices and 34 branch offices.[3]

Gateway to Central Government communicationEdit

The Press Information Bureau is gateway for the Union Government communication. It has also launched the mobile version of its website for mobile users.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "PIB Home Page". PIB official Portal.
  2. ^ "Sonia, PM to launch Rs 60 cr media centre". Hindustan Times. 24 August 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2013.
  3. ^ "About PIB". PIB Mumbai official Portal.
  4. ^ "PIB launches mobile version of its website". The Economic Times Portal.

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