Shimla: BD Sharma took over Director of Information and Public Relations today, a position he held earlier for about four years between January, 2002 to October, 2005.
Sharma remained press secretary to the chief minister in different regimes starting with Shanta Kumar in 1990 and served with Virbhadra Singh as such from 1993 to 1998 and Prem Kumar Dhumal from 1998 to 2001 before he was elevated to the post of Director Information and Public Relations.
During President Rule in the State in 1992-1993 he worked as press secretary with four Governors.
In 2005 he was posted as Editor-in-Chief of Giriraj Weekly, the weekly of the state government and Himprastha monthly, a literary magazine.
As Editor, Ravinder Makhaik leads a team of media professionals at Hill Post.
Spanning a career of over two decades in mass communication, as a Documentary Filmmaker, TV journalist, Print Media journalist and with Online & Social Media, he brings with him a vast experience. He lives in Shimla.