Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1) Aims and Objectives of the Organization:
To create public awareness about developmental activities, V.I.P. Programmes through print and electronic media, organize various meetings of State and National importance, day-to-day press release on important meetings.
2) Mission/ Vision:
To ascertain the reaction of the public regarding various activities of the Govt. and apprise the public about the plans and programmes of the Govt. through different media.
3) Brief History and Background for its Establishment:
The Angul information and Public Relations District started functioning since 17.9.1979 consisting of four sub divisions having S.D.I & P.R.Os with their subordinate ministerial staffs. There are 5 nos. of Information centers cum, Reading rooms under the control of DI&PRO, Angul. Govt. has supplied T.V Radio, Books and daily news papers and magazines to this Reading Room.
4) Allocation of Business:
To provide information through newspapers, radio, T.V. five numbers of information centers functioning at Angul, Talcher, Pallahara, Athamallik, and Bamur. The opening hour of the Information centers is from 8.00 a.m. to 1 1.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. daily other than Govt. holidays. To arrange public address system of the important Govt. meetings, supply books to the members through lending library system.
5) Duties to be Performed to Achieve the Mission:
To keep good relation with public as well as press reporters to highlight the various activities of the Govt.
6) Details of Services Rendered:
To apprise the Collector about the news published in news paper through press clippings daily. Take necessary action in the matter as directed. Organise important meetings in co-ordination with other departments to highlight different schemes.
7) Citizens Interaction:
Collecting information from the public and opinion makers by way of discussion.
8) Postal address of the main office, attached/subordinate office / field units etc.
Office of the DI&PRO, Angul, At/PO/Dist.- Angul (Back side of Sabhaghar, Angul)
9) Working hours both for office and public:
DI&PRO Office from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. and for public opening hours of the information centers as mentioned above.