IMPCC Meet: Better synergy b/w departments to improve information exchange: ADG PIB

Jammu: A meeting of the Inter-Media Publicity Coordination Committee (IMPCC) was organized here on Friday by the Press Information Bureau, Jammu.

The meeting was chaired by Additional Director General (Region) PIB J&K and Ladakh, Rajinder Chaudhry wherein he highlighted the working of Press Information Bureau, Jammu and Kashmir and Central Bureau of Communication, J&K & Ladakh Region.

Chaudhry emphasized that there is an essential need for strengthening inter-media relations between different media units of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, J&K DIPR and Central Government Departments in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Regions.

Chaudhary further stressed upon the cooperation between the departments in giving meaningful information and data and better media integration and synergy in achieving better media coverage.

Assistant Director, Press Information Bureau Jammu, Ayushi Puri said that PIB Jammu whenever approached by any of the Central Government Departments based in J&K provides best media coverage to their events, even arrange media for making the events successful.

She also said that their social media handles are too taken care of by requesting the important handles to amplify their tweets and Facebook posts.

PRO Defence Udhampur, Abhinav Navneet suggested more coordination between the media units and departments for better media coverage of important events like those organized by Defence.

He also suggested that social media handles of media units and departments must be verified so that authenticity is maintained and tagging done during important events.

Field Publicity Officer, Udhampur, Khursheed Yousuf gave an overview about the department and functioning of its various units.

Head Regional News Unit, AIR and DD, R K Raina said that for future collaboration, the departments must share news of important events with DD and AIR so that the same is given wider coverage which will also ensure better coordination among us.

Renu Raina, All India Radio, Jammu said that AIR is giving a wide coverage to the ongoing public outreach program by the Union Ministers in J&K, taking on air special weekly programs on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, PM’s 15 Point Program, Swachhta Campaign 2.0 etc.

PostMaster General, J&K, Col. Vinod Kumar thanked PIB, DD and AIR for better coverage of their events in Jammu and Kashmir.

The meeting called upon the media units to focus on better synergy, cooperation and improvement in quality content with respect to highlighting the initiatives and welfare programs of the Central Government.