Information & Public Relation

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Information and Public Relation Department is represented by the District Information & Public Relations Officer who is assisted by more than 60 employees including a District Publicity Organizer, Two field Publicity Assistants, An Information Centre Assistant, A Drama unit, A video Unit plus Bhajan Parties etc. There is one Assistant Public Relations Officer at Headquarter and one Information Centre Assistant at Sub-Divisional Headquarter at Guhla-Cheeka working under him /her. District Public Relations Officer is also incharge of Community Viewing Scheme under which TV sets are provided to Panchayat and schools. The Administrative Control of this office is with the Director, Information & Public Relations Haryana, Chandigarh.

The District Public Relations Officer maintains constant liaison with the press and the public in general for putting across the government point of view. He organizes a publicity drive through meetings, cinema shows, drama performances and personal contacts. The object is to inform and educate the people about various programmes and policies formulated by the government. He also keeps the government informed of public reactions to its plans and policies and conveys public grievances to the district and state authorities.

Basic Functions
• Issuing press notes and IEC activities.
• Arranging press conferences
• Arranging interviews, talks and features with electronic media
• Maintaining liaison with media persons
• Obtaining information from various departments and disseminating it to the media after modifying and rewriting the contents to suit their needs.