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National Book Trust appoints Lt. Col. Yuvraj Malik as director

Lt. Col. Yuvraj Malik has been appointed the Director of the National Book Trust (NBT). Malik, who has taken over from Sahitya Akademi awardee writer Rita Chowdhury, joined the NBT on deputation from the Indian Army on January 8.

The officer has served with the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Home Affairs, Raj Bhawan in Jammu & Kashmir, United Nation Missions in Africa and several operational areas in administrative and operational assignments including Jammu and Kashmir, Sikkim, Punjab and Rajasthan. He has 15 years of administrative experience in various capacities in government organisations.