Ranchi : Sunil Barnwal, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister and Secretary, Information and Public Relations department, instructed all Divisional deputy directors and District Public Relations officers to ensure that the information of all the schemes of the government is available to the last person of the society. He was reviewing the work of departments with the office-bearers at Soochna Bhawan auditorium. On this occasion, the District Public Relations Officer (DPROs) of all the districts spoke through video conferencing.
Barnwal directed the DPROs to visit Block, Panchayat and villages and provide information regarding development and welfare activities being done by the government. Give them information about how people should take advantage of all the schemes of the government and also about what the government is doing for development and asked them to run some campaigns for this task. He gave instruction to prepare an action plan for every three months and work accordingly.
Barnwal took information from office-bearers about the work being done in their departments and gave direction to execute their work more effectively. He directed that the departments should have accurate information about all the schemes of the government, only then we will be able to give accurate information to the people. He directed District Public Relations officers that some people should be prepared at the village level so that all the information can be easily accessible to the villagers.
On this occasion, Ramlakhan Prashad Gupta, the Director of Information and Public Relations Department, and other office-bearers of the department were present.
After the meeting, Barnwal interacted with the Jharkhand chief of print media, electronic media and news agencies. On this occasion, he said that the interests of the state are paramount and with mutual interaction public relations and media should work in the interest of the state.
Shri Barnwal asked about the expectation of Editors from the government. The editors also gave their suggestions in this regard about how to make public relations more effective. It was decided in the meeting that such discussion meeting will be held every month. The Principal Secretary also inquired about the problems of the media.