About the Organization-
The organization works as connecting link between departments in the District Administration and various stake holders including Media by sharing relevant information. It also takes responsibilities of organizing various days of National, state & local importance which includes Celebrations & observations of Birth & Death anniversary of eminent persons who are included by the state. This office also acts as the secretariat of Koraput Zilla Smaraki Committee which plays key role in the various activities in the district. This office functioning 2 nos of Reading Room & Library at Koraput & Jeypore for the general public. This Department not only informs the public on the plans, policies and Programmes of the Government, but also works to ensure people’s participation in the successful implementation of different developmental Programmes and schemes. To implement these Programmes and to make them people-oriented, the Department also functions at District and Sub-divisional levels. The T.V. Unit of this Department has been producing news items of day to day Programmes of VIPs, VVIPs, news capsules of important events, tele-documentaries on various developmental activities of the Govt. and ensuring their telecast on various electronic media channels including Door-darshan. During the year 2003-04 this unit has covered 1582 news items on various developmental activities and Programmes of Govt., out of which 1555 news items were telecast on the regional news bulletin from DDK, Bhubaneswar and 24 were telecast in the regional weekly programme Bichitra. Besides, following tele-documentaries have been prepared and telecast.
- A Patriotic song (Bande Utkal Janani) on Utkal Divas.
- Flood-2003 (English & Oriya)
- A Patriotic song (Dhana Dhanye Puspa Bhara……) on 15th August
- Sisira Saras
- Mission Shakti
- Patriotic Song (Tunga Sikhari Chula) on 26th January.
Address /Location of Office ( Phone Numbers & Email Id etc)
District Information and Public Relations Office, Koraput
At – Collectorate, Koraput
The Information & Public Relations Department is a nodal agency for collection & dissemination of information & different activities of Government of Odisha. It serves as a link between people and the Government.This Department not only informs the public on the plans, policies and Programmes of the Government, but also works to ensure people’s participation in the successful implementation of different developmental Programmes and schemes. To implement these Programmes and to make them people-oriented, the Department also functions at District and Sub-divisional levels.
Details of Programmes and Schemes
Name of the Scheme – Implementation of Health Insurance for Press / Media Personnel.
It is applicable for their family members of the Media persons also.
Service provided – Sharing information from department to General Public through Media, Social Media and Awareness programmes