Ranchi: IPRD Director Awadhesh Kumar Pandey requested Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry to help in developing Jharkhand State Film Development Corporation.
He said it while representing Information Secretary of Jharkhand in the meeting of Information Secretaries and senior officers conducted by Information and Broadcasting Ministry of India at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
On the demand of the state, the Information and Broadcasting Secretary Ajay Mittal assured the Director that his department will not only help in implementing the technical aspects but also in making the workshop, seminar and conducting film festivals.
Responding to Pandey’s question on cable network, Mittal said that Information and Public Relation Department will be given its responsibility.
Responding to another question of Pandey, the Union Secretary said that the govt. has the right and it can investigate broadcasting of a newspaper, its regularity etc. at any time.
Mittal said that the Ministry will act promptly on the complaints of the state govt. against media.
Pandey also attracted the Ministry’s attention on problems issuing from social media.
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu will preside over the meeting to be conducted on 10th December.