Panaji Carnival Floats Parade

Dy. Chief Minister, Shri Manohar (Babu) Ajgaonkar flagged off the Panaji Carnival Floats Parade at Santa Monica Jetty, Panaji on February 13, 2021. Also present were Mayor of CCP, Shri Uday Madkaikar, Director of Tourism, Shri Menino D’ Souza and others.

Panaji Carnival Floats Parade

Dy. Chief Minister, Shri Manohar (Babu) Ajgaonkar flagged off the Panaji Carnival Floats Parade at Santa Monica Jetty, Panaji on February 13, 2021. Also present were Mayor of CCP, Shri Uday Madkaikar, Director of Tourism, Shri Menino D’ Souza and others.

presentation regarding Implementation of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Swayampurna Goem’

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant interacting during the presentation regarding Implementation of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Swayampurna Goem’ in Municipality areas at Altinho Panaji on February 12, 2021. Also present were Urban Development Minister, Shri Milind Naik, Chief Secretary, Shri Parimal Rai-IAS, Secretary to Chief Minister, Shri J. Ashok Kumar- IAS, I.T. Secretary, Shri Sanjay Kumar- IAS, Secretary for Urban Development, Dr Tariq Thomas- IAS, Director of Higher Education, Shri Prasad Lolayekar, Director of GIPARD (Training), Shri Michael D’ Souza, Director of Municipal Administration, Shri Gurudas Pilarnkar and others.

‘Lokjagruti Mahaabhiyan

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant flagged of the Mobile Exhibition cum Awareness Campaign to mark the ‘Lokjagruti Mahaabhiyan’ on COVID Vaccination Card and Covishield under ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Swayampurna Goem’ at Altinho Panaji on February 12, 2021. Also present were Director of ROB (Maharashtra & Goa), Shri Santosh Ajmera, Director of Information Technology, Ms. Ankita Anand, Director of Information & Publicity, Shri Sudhir Kerkar, Dy. Director of PIB, Dr. Vinod Kumar and others.

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant inaugurated the ‘4th Bird Festival-202

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant in the presence of PWD, Minister, Shri Deepak Prabhu Pauskar inaugurated the ‘4th Bird Festival-2021’ celebration at Mollem on February 5, 2021. Also present were Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Shri Subhaash Chandra-IFS, Addl. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Chief Wildlife Warden, Shri Santosh Kumar-IFS, Conservator of Forests, Shri Saurabh Kumar-IFS and others.

inauguration of ‘Biodiversity Park’ at Mollem

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant in the presence of PWD, Minister, Shri Deepak Prabhu Pauskar inaugurated the ‘Biodiversity Park’ at Mollem on February 5, 2021. Also present were Chairperson of South Goa Zilla Panchayat, Smt. Suvarna Tendulkar, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Shri Subhaash Chandra-IFS, Addl. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Chief Wildlife Warden, Shri Santosh Kumar-IFS, Conservator of Forests, Shri Saurabh Kumar-IFS and others. --

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant released e-educational content (TV lessons) for Std. I to VIII in Maths, EVS and Science at Secretariat Complex, Porvorim t

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant released e-educational content (TV lessons) for Std. I to VIII in Maths, EVS and Science at Secretariat Complex, Porvorim today.

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant released e-educational content (TV lessons) for Std. I to VIII in Maths, EVS and Science at Secretariat Complex, Porvorim today.

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant released e-educational content (TV lessons) for Std. I to VIII in Maths, EVS and Science at Secretariat Complex, Porvorim today.

The Chief Minister Dr.Pramod Sawant launched the Migrant cell Portal

The Chief Minister Dr.Pramod Sawant launched the Migrant cell Portal

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant inaugurated and commissioned Bio-digester of the Corporation City of Panaji at Panaji.

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant inaugurated and commissioned Bio-digester of the Corporation City of Panaji at Panaji.

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

51st International Film Festival of India-Goa

Welcome

The Department of Information & Publicity is the press and publicity wing of the Government of Goa and a nodal agency for dissemination of information through the print and electronic media, for effectively publicizing policies and programs of the government.

The Department also plays a pivotal role in the promotion of schemes and policies that lead to a greater and better understanding of governance, through the Right to Information Act etc. It also works as a communication medium between the government and the media.

The Department of Information and Publicity is headed by Director, who is Head of Department and assisted by Joint Director of Information & Publicity who is Head of Office. There are two Information Officers in the department looking after advertisements, films, field publicity etc. There is a sub office of the Department at Margao, catering to the publicity needs of the Government in South Goa District.

OBJECTIVES:
  1. Effectively propagate ideals, policies and programs of the government
  2. Carry information and schemes of the government to the doorstep of the people
  3. Effectively use mass media for dissemination of such information
  4. Create awareness among the people particularly among the rural masses, about the welfare measures, through publicity
  5. Disseminate policies and programs of the government through print, electronic media, advertisements, exhibition, traditional media and others.
  6. To act as a nodal agency for release of advertisement of various government departments
  7. Bring out publications such as diaries, calendars, books, pamphlets and posters, portraits and others.
  8. Act as nodal agency for Right to Information Act
  9. Implement Press Accreditation Rules and grant accreditation to journalists
  10. Organise state/national/international film festivals
  11. Produce small film/documentaries/snippets
  12. Provide photo services to entire government
  13. Consider tours of journalists to impart better understanding of projects outside the state. Organise intra-state tours to acquaint the journalists with developmental projects
  14. Assist in organising ceremonial occasions like Independence Day, Liberation Day, Swearing in Ceremony, taluka level Shivaji Jayanti Celebrations and others.