Courtesy visit

Governor of Goa, Shri Satya Pal Malik interacted with the Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Shri. Rajesh Patnekar during his Courtesy visit at Raj Bhavan, Dona Paula on June 23, 2020.

App Launch

Minister for Transport Shri. Mauvin Godinho launched the Android Mobile App ‘Goa Transport’ developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), at Secretariat, Porvorim on 22/06/2020

Book Launch

The Minister for Transport Shri. Mauvin Godinho launched a book based on the Goa Motor Vehicles Rules 1991 compiled by Shri. N.D. Agarwal.

GOA REVOLUTION DAY OBSERVED AT MARGAO

Deputy Chief Minister Shri. Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar paid rich tributes to the Martyrs of Goa's freedom struggle movement at the historic Lohia Maidan, Margao on the occasion of Goa Revolution Day today.

Goa Revolution Day at Ponda

Minister for Art and Culture Shri. Govind Gaude placed a wreath at the Martyrs Memorial at Kranti Maidan in Ponda and paid rich tributes to the Freedom Fighters and Martyrs on the occasion of Goa Revolution Day today

Governor Shri. Satyapal Malik paid tributes to martyrs on the occasion of Goa Revolution

Governor Shri. Satyapal Malik led the state in paying tributes to martyrs on the occasion of Goa Revolution Day at the Martyrs Memorial, Azad Maidan in the city, today.

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant led the state in paying tributes to martyrs on the occasion of Goa Revolution Day at the Martyrs Memorial, Azad Maidan in the city, today.

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant led the state in paying tributes to martyrs on the occasion of Goa Revolution Day at the Martyrs Memorial, Azad Maidan in the city, today.

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant paying floral tributes to the portrait of Veer Savarkar on his Birth Anniversary at Porvorim on May 28, 2020.

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant paying floral tributes to the portrait of Veer Savarkar on his Birth Anniversary at Porvorim on May 28, 2020.

CM ATTENDS INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH ASSOCHAM

CM ATTENDS INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH ASSOCHAM

Members of Rotary Club are seen handing over the PPE kits to the Governor Shri. Satya Pal Malik for the use of health care givers.

Members of Rotary Club are seen handing over the PPE kits to the Governor Shri. Satya Pal Malik for the use of health care givers.

Members of Rotary Club are seen handing over the PPE kits to the Governor Shri. Satya Pal Malik for the use of health care givers.

Members of Rotary Club are seen handing over the PPE kits to the Governor Shri. Satya Pal Malik for the use of health care givers.

Governor of Goa Shri Satya Pal Malik handing over a cheque of Rs. 3 Lakhs from the Governor’s Discretion fund to Shri Gaurish Dhond, Chairman, Indian Red Cross Society, Goa Branch, to fight against the pandemic of COVID-19.

Governor of Goa Shri Satya Pal Malik handing over a cheque of Rs. 3 Lakhs from the Governor’s Discretion fund to Shri Gaurish Dhond, Chairman, Indian Red Cross Society, Goa Branch, to fight against the pandemic of COVID-19.

Chief Secretary, Shri Parimal Rai offered floral tributes at the Firemen Martyrs memorial

Chief Secretary, Shri Parimal Rai offered floral tributes at the Firemen Martyrs memorial during the ‘National Fire Service Day observed at Directorate of Fire & Emergency Services, St. Inez Panaji on April 14, 2020. Director of Fire & Emergency Services, Shri Ashok Menon is also seen.

Chief Secretary, Shri Parimal Rai seen discussing at the State Executive Committee meeting convened to review the COVID – 19

Chief Secretary, Shri Parimal Rai seen discussing at the State Executive Committee meeting convened to review the COVID – 19 situation in Goa during the Lockdown at Altinho Panaji on April 13, 2020.

Call for Medical Teleconsultation

Call for Medical Teleconsultation

Call Anytime for Health Assistance

Call Anytime for Health Assistance

Stay Home Stay Safe

Stay Home stay safe

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant briefing the Press

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant briefing the Press at his Official residence, Altinho, Panaji on April 2, 2020.

Goa Police Reach Out

Goa Police Reach Out

Call For Essential Medicine

Call For Essential Medicine

Press Conference, on 31st March 2020 at C.M. residence, Altinho.

Press Conference, on 31st March 2020 at C.M. residence, Altinho.

CM Dr. Pramod Sawant held a VC interaction with the medical team

CM Dr. Pramod Sawant held a VC interaction with the medical team at COVID19 today, March 31, 2020.

Food Helpline

Food Helpline

List of Incident Commanders for Municipal Areas

List of Incident Commanders for Municipal Areas

List of Incident Commanders for Taluka

List of Incident Commanders for Taluka

Nodal Officers of the Department

Nodal Officers of the Department

Control Room details

Control Room details

Food Shelter for needy

Food Shelter for needy

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.