ITANAGAR, Mar 17: State Information, Public Relations & Printing Minister Bamang Felix on Friday called upon the officers of the departments to work with team spirit for proper dissemination of government initiatives so that it reaches all sections of society in the state.
Taking stock of the activities of the departments during a coordination meeting Felix appreciated the activities of both the departments and assured all out support from him in smooth functioning of the departments in their respective nature of works, reports DIPR.
Stating that all departments are equal in their-own nature of works, he called for creating the department’s importance through instilling professionalism and emphasized on team work to shoulder the responsibilities in the line of ‘Team Arunachal’..
Congratulating the IPR team for successful conduct of this year’s film festival, a programme he initiated in 2013 as the department’s Parliamentary Secretary, Felix hoped that this would progress further in years to come.
He said that Printing department was once declared the most effective department and exhorted the officers to maintain the same tempo and work sincerely.
Appreciating some of the vital issues including setting up of Film & Television Institute, construction of Soochna Bhawan, printing of text books of government schools besides pay up gradation of DIPROs and PROs, the minister assured his support towards strengthening the departments.
IPR Parliamentary Secretary Mama Natung in his address assured to work for the betterment of the department to facilitate dissemination of information to the grass root people.
Stating that the IPR department acts as a bridge between the government and people, Natung called for better coordination and team spirit among the officers and work sincerely under the CM’s ‘Team Arunachal’ mantra to take the state forward.
He expressed grave concern over the status of the ‘Soochna Bhawan’, the construction of which started way back in 2011 and assured all possible means to manage fund from the government for its early completion.
Special Secretary IPR Mitali Namchoom, gave a brief outline of the activities of the departments and sought the support and cooperation from the Minister and Parliamentary Secretary for effective implementation of the schemes for proper functioning of the departments.
Earlier, both the directors - IPR Obang Tayeng and Printing Tajuk Charu highlighted the activities of their respective departments through power point presentations and urged upon the minister and PS to take up the issues like shortage of fund, shortage of man power and other infrastructure problems on priority.
The meeting was attended by Commissioner Printing Tahang Taggu, the report added.