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DDC Rajouri interacts with media fraternity

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Rajouri , 14 Jul 2018

The District Development Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Aijaz today convened an introductory meeting with Press Club members and called upon them to carry legitimate and well-researched news items for projecting the issues of public interest.ACR Abdul Qayoom Mir, District Information Officer Mohammad Shafait, President Press Club Avinash Jasyal, Vice President Arif Qureshi and members including Varinder Malhotra, Shakti Sharma, Tazim Dar, Ravi Verma, Sumit Bhargav, Amit Sharma, Akhil Mahajan, Sahil Sharma, Jabbar Choudhary, Azad Rahat, Sushil Dutta, Abid Malik, Tazim Malik, Emroz Suri, Umer Arshad, Gagan Kohli, Kush Gupta, Rakesh Tara, Imran Khan and others attended the meeting and discussed issues facing media persons.District Information Officer apprised that a slew of initiatives such as state-of art press club with in-built components of library, computer lab, gym, conference hall and recreational facilities, media fellowship in development administration and issuance of press cards are undertaken by the district administration in past one year to facilitate the media persons to perform their duties effectively and for overall growth of the profession.Issues pertaining to development of additional infrastructure in Press Club, provision of emergency supply lines of electricity and water, street lights, development of Press Club lawn, completion of fellowship programme 2017-18 and advertising new fellowships, bringing out Press Club magazine and insurance cover for media persons were flagged in the meeting.The press club members welcomed the DDC for taking over the charge of the district and expressed hope that new developmental initiatives will be taken and a responsive, transparent and accountable administration will be ensured in the district.The DDC appreciated the journalists of Rajouri for their unbiased and positive journalism and encouraged them to work with more dedication and without fear or favor in projecting public issues for timely redressal by the administration.“It will be ensured that a time bound response is provided through District Information Office regarding official versions/queries raised by media persons for fact-based reporting,” the DDC said adding press club related issues will be resolved in phased manner.


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