Seminar Inauguration

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant today inaugurated the National Seminar organised by the Federation of Associations of Small Industries of India, New Delhi (FASII) on ‘Micro and Small Enterprises, Opportunities and Challenges’ in the presence of Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways General Dr. V.K.Singh, Union Minister of State for MSME Shri. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Union Minister of State for Defence Shri. Shripad Naik, Member of Parliament South Goa Shri. Fransisco Sardinha, Chairman of Goa Industrial Development Corporation Shri. Glen Souza Ticlo and National President, FASII Dr. Udaychandra D. Suvarna.

Seminar Inauguration

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant inaugurated the National Seminar organized by the Federation of Associations of Small Industries of India, New Delhi (FASII) on ‘Micro and Small Enterprises, Opportunities and Challenges’ in the presence of Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways General Dr. V.K.Singh, Union Minister of State for MSME Shri. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Union Minister of State for Defence Shri. Shripad Naik, Member of Parliament South Goa Shri. Fransisco Sardinha, Chairman of Goa Industrial Development Corporation Shri. Glen Souza Ticlo and National President, FASII Dr. Udaychandra D. Suvarna on 15/02/2020.

CONTRACT FOR WATER AND WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT SIGNED WITH PORTUGAL

The Public Works Department, Government of Goa and Aguas de Portugal Internacional, Ministry for Environment of the Portuguese Republic on 15/02/2020 signed a contract for ‘Technical Co-operation Partnership for ‘Water and Waste Water Management. Principal Chief Engineer of PWD Shri. U.P. Parsekar and Ms. Alexandra Serra from Aguas De Portugal signed the contract in the presence of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and President of the Portuguese Republic Shri. Marcelo Rebelo de Souza.

CONTRACT FOR WATER AND WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT SIGNED WITH PORTUGAL

The Public Works Department, Government of Goa and Aguas de Portugal Internacional, Ministry for Environment of the Portuguese Republic on 15/02/2020 signed a contract for ‘Technical Co-operation Partnership for ‘Water and Waste Water Management. Principal Chief Engineer of PWD Shri. U.P. Parsekar and Ms. Alexandra Serra from Aguas De Portugal signed the contract in the presence of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and President of the Portuguese Republic Shri. Marcelo Rebelo de Souza.

CONTRACT FOR WATER AND WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT SIGNED WITH PORTUGAL

The Public Works Department, Government of Goa and Aguas de Portugal Internacional, Ministry for Environment of the Portuguese Republic on 15/02/2020 signed a contract for ‘Technical Co-operation Partnership for ‘Water and Waste Water Management. Principal Chief Engineer of PWD Shri. U.P. Parsekar and Ms. Alexandra Serra from Aguas De Portugal signed the contract in the presence of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and President of the Portuguese Republic Shri. Marcelo Rebelo de Souza.

CONTRACT FOR WATER AND WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT SIGNED WITH PORTUGAL

The Public Works Department, Government of Goa and Aguas de Portugal Internacional, Ministry for Environment of the Portuguese Republic on 15/02/2020 signed a contract for ‘Technical Co-operation Partnership for ‘Water and Waste Water Management. Principal Chief Engineer of PWD Shri. U.P. Parsekar and Ms. Alexandra Serra from Aguas De Portugal signed the contract in the presence of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and President of the Portuguese Republic Shri. Marcelo Rebelo de Souza.

CONTRACT FOR WATER AND WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT SIGNED WITH PORTUGAL

The Public Works Department, Government of Goa and Aguas de Portugal Internacional, Ministry for Environment of the Portuguese Republic today on 15/02/2020 signed a contract for ‘Technical Co-operation Partnership for ‘Water and Waste Water Management. Principal Chief Engineer of PWD Shri. U.P. Parsekar and Ms. Alexandra Serra from Aguas De Portugal signed the contract in the presence of Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and President of the Portuguese Republic Shri. Marcelo Rebelo de Souza.

Government Building Complex at Dharbandora

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant Inaugurating “Government Building Complex at Dharbandora on February 14, 2020. Also seen are PWD Minister, Shri Deepak Pawaskar, Collector of South Goa, Shri Ajit Roy, IAS and others.

Government Building Complex at Dharbandora

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant Inaugurating “Government Building Complex at Dharbandora on February 14, 2020. Also seen are PWD Minister, Shri Deepak Pawaskar, Collector of South Goa, Shri Ajit Roy, IAS and others.

Chief Minister Inaugurated Goa Van Bhawan

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant Inaugurating “Goa Van Bhawan” at Altinho, Panaji on February 12, 2020. Also seen are MLA & Vice Chairman of GSIDC, Shri Joshua De Souza, Mayor, Corporation of the City of Panaji, Shri Uday Madkaikar, Chief Secretary, Shri Parimal Rai-IAS, Principal Secretary (Forest), Shri Puneet Kumar Goel-IAS and others.

Oath of office to Chairperson, Shri Puneet kumar Goel, IAS, Members, Shri Daulat Hawaldar, IAS and Menino D'souza GCS of Goa Staff Selection Commission administered by the Chief Secretary. Shri Parimal Rai, IAS.

Oath of office to Chairperson, Shri Puneet kumar Goel, IAS, Members, Shri Daulat Hawaldar, IAS and Menino D'souza GCS of Goa Staff Selection Commission administered by the Chief Secretary. Shri Parimal Rai, IAS.

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant is seen with Kum. Pearl Milind Colvalcar, winner of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Pursakar 2020 at Altihno, Panaji on January 29, 2020.

Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant is seen with Kum. Pearl Milind Colvalcar, winner of Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Pursakar 2020 at Altihno, Panaji on January 29, 2020.

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.