WOMEN SHOULD BE EMPOWERED IN FAMILY ITSELF - GOVERNOR

WOMEN SHOULD BE EMPOWERED IN FAMILY ITSELF - GOVERNOR

Director of Social Welfare, Shri S. V. Naik briefing the Print and Visual Media Persons regarding Implementation of “The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act 2007” during the Press-conference at Panaji on November 09, 2018.

Director of Social Welfare, Shri S. V. Naik briefing the Print and Visual Media Persons regarding Implementation of “The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act 2007” during the Press-conference at Panaji on November 09, 2018.

Director of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Dr. Santosh Desai discussing with the Stakeholders during the meeting on Goa State Rabies Control Programme at Patto-Panaji on October 22, 2018.

Director of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services, Dr. Santosh Desai discussing with the Stakeholders during the meeting on Goa State Rabies Control Programme at Patto-Panaji on October 22, 2018.

Minister For Information & Technology, Shri Rohan khaunte briefing the Print and Visual Media Persons during the Press-conference at Porvorim on October 15, 2018. Secretary for IT, Shri Ameya Abhyankar is also seen.

Minister For Information & Technology, Shri Rohan khaunte briefing the Print and Visual Media Persons during the Press-conference at Porvorim on October 15, 2018. Secretary for IT, Shri Ameya Abhyankar is also seen.

Governor attended Annual General Body Meeting of Indian Red Cross Society Goa” at Raj Bhavan, Donapaula on October 10, 2018.

Governor attended Annual General Body Meeting of Indian Red Cross Society Goa” at Raj Bhavan, Donapaula on October 10, 2018.

Shri. Cavin Monteiro receiving a Gold Medal from the Vice President

Shri. Cavin Monteiro receiving a Gold Medal from the Vice President

Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu was felicitated by Governor of Goa, Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha and Dr. Ram K. Sinha at Raj Bhavan, Donapaula on September 28, 2018.

Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu was felicitated by Governor of Goa, Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha and Dr. Ram K. Sinha at Raj Bhavan, Donapaula on September 28, 2018.

Governor of Goa, Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha in the Presence of Chief Secretary, Shri Dharmendra Sharma administered the Oath of Office & Secrecy to Cabinet Ministers, Shri Milind S. Naik and Shri Nilesh Cabral at the Swearing-in-Ceremony at Raj Bhavan

Governor of Goa, Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha in the Presence of Chief Secretary, Shri Dharmendra Sharma administered the Oath of Office & Secrecy to Cabinet Ministers, Shri Milind S. Naik and Shri Nilesh Cabral at the Swearing-in-Ceremony at Raj Bhavan, Donapaula on September 24, 2018.

Group Photo shows Tourism Minister, Shri Manohar (Babu) Ajgaonkar seen after distribution Sanction orders to the beneficiaries of Laadli Laxmi Scheme at Pernem on September 20, 2018. Also seen are Chairperson of PMC, Ms. Shraddha Mashelkar and others.

Group Photo shows Tourism Minister, Shri Manohar (Babu) Ajgaonkar seen after distribution Sanction orders to the beneficiaries of Laadli Laxmi Scheme at Pernem on September 20, 2018. Also seen are Chairperson of PMC, Ms. Shraddha Mashelkar and others.

Governor of Goa, Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha attended the “Girls in Aviation Day” ceremony at Campal on September 19, 2018

Governor of Goa, Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha attended the “Girls in Aviation Day” ceremony at Campal on September 19, 2018. Also present were Chairperson of Women in Aviation International, Smt. Radha Bhatia, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin, Shri Phil Shaw and Director of Airports Authority of India, Shri B.C.H. Negi.

Regional Cyber Security Workshop at ESG

CISO, Dr.Kushal Pathak Speaking at the Regional Cyber Security Workshop at ESG, Panaji on September 19, 2018. Also seen are CEO, Goa Shri Kunal IAS and others.

Health Minister, Shri Viswajit P. Rane inaugurated “181 Universal Women Health Line” at GMC-H, Bambolim on September 17, 2018. Also seen are Head of Operation - GVK, Ms. Purti Patkar, Dy. Manager, Shri Shrinivas V. Deshpande and others.

Health Minister, Shri Viswajit P. Rane inaugurated “181 Universal Women Health Line” at GMC-H, Bambolim on September 17, 2018. Also seen are Head of Operation - GVK, Ms. Purti Patkar, Dy. Manager, Shri Shrinivas V. Deshpande and others.

Revenue Minister launches Website of Goa Vidhan Sabha at Porvorim on Sept. 6, 2018

Revenue Minister, Shri Rohan Khaunte in the presence of Speaker, Goa Legislative Assembly, Dr. Pramod Sawant launching the Website WWW.goavidhansabha.gov.in of Goa Legislative Assembly at Goa Assembly Complex, Porvorim on September 6, 2018. Also seen are Secretary, Goa Legislature, Shri N.B. Subhedar, Ex. MLA’s, Shri Victor Gonsalves and Shri Mohan Amshekar.

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.