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.

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.

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant while speaking at the inauguration of the newly constructed Annex building of the Department of Computer Engineering at Goa College of Engineering (GEC), Farmagudi

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant while speaking at the inauguration of the newly constructed Annex building of the Department of Computer Engineering at Goa College of Engineering (GEC), Farmagudi

Cycle rallies

Cycle rallies were held across Goa with mandatory precautions on account of ongoing National Youth Week.

Cycle rallies

Cycle rallies were held across Goa with mandatory precautions on account of ongoing National Youth Week.

Cycle rallies

Cycle rallies were held across Goa with mandatory precautions on account of ongoing National Youth Week.

Cleanliness drive

Cleanliness drives were undertaken at historic monumental sites across the state as a part of National Youth Week.

Cleanliness drive

Cleanliness drives were undertaken at historic monumental sites across the state as a part of National Youth Week.

Cleanliness drive

Cleanliness drives were undertaken at historic monumental sites across the state as a part of National Youth Week.

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

Covishield Vaccine

Sh. Ranganath Bhoji, MTS, GMC one of the first receivers of the vaccine was congratulated by Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant and Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Shri. Prakash Javadekar among others

Covishield Vaccine

The nationwide launch of COVID vaccine was held today at 11a.m. via Video Conference. Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant virtually attended the launch at the Covid Vaccination Block at the Goa Medical College, Bambolim. The Chief Minister attended the Video Conference attended by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting Shri. Prakash Javadekar, who is in Goa for the Inaugural of 51th International Film Festival of India also graced the occasion and congratulated the health workers on the occasion. Secretary Health, Shri. Shashank Mani Tripathi, IAS and Dean, GMC Dr. Shivanand Bandekar were present on the occasion.

Valedictory function of Zilla Panchayat training

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant is seen addressing addressing the Zilla Panchayat Members on the occasion of Valedictory function of the for days foundation training held for Zilla Panchayat Members at a hotel in Kadamba Plateau.

inaugurated the Masters in Fine Arts (MFA)

Chief Minister DrPramod Sawant inaugurated the Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) in Applied Arts & Painting programs today at the Goa College of Arts, Altinho

Formation of Migration Cell

Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant discussed about Formation of Migration Cell in Goa in a meeting held at Secretariat, Porvorim

Vice President, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu given a warm welcome on his arrival in the State by Governor, Shri. Bhagat Singh Koshyari; Chief Minister, Dr Pramod P Sawant,

Vice President, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu given a warm welcome on his arrival in the State by Governor, Shri. Bhagat Singh Koshyari; Chief Minister, Dr Pramod P Sawant, Speaker, Shri. Rajesh Patnekar; Minister of Protocol, Shri. Mauvin Godinho & Leader of Opposition, Shri. Digambar Kamat

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.

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.