Directorate of Field Publicity, Leh organises awareness programme on two years of govt

Member Parliament for Ladakh region in Lok Sabha, Thupstan Tsewang today said that information dissemination and awareness generation is important for inclusive development of the State as well as the Nation. He said that people have a right to know and participate in the development process. He said this at a Special Awareness Programme organised by Directorate of Field Publicity, DFP, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India at Eliezer Joldan Memorial College in Leh today. Dorjey Motup, Executive Councillor, Works, LAHDC and Mihir Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India were also present on the occasion.
Tsewang said that DFP had a special responsibility for spreading awareness and empowering people in the remote areas of the country.
While addressing the gathering, Executive Counciller, Works, LAHDC lauded the implementation of various policies and programmes by Government of India for the transformation of socio-economic conditions of people.
Mihir Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting elaborated the mandate of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in empowering people through information as being the first step in development. He said that Directorate of Field Publicity being one of the Media units of Ministry has been assigned the job to reach the interior pockets to disseminate information and generate awareness at gross root level of various policies and programmes launched by the Government of India for overall development of the nation over by Dr G S Rakwal, Principal Eliezer Joldan Memorial College, Leh.
The awareness programme was organised by DFP in collaboration with song and drama Division on two years of government and is a part of a series of such programmes being organized countrywide.
Earlier such programmes have been organized in Budgam and Badherwah by DFP over the last one month.

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