Interacts with media persons, DIPR officials; visits Media Facilitation Centre
Srinagar, Mar 14: The Sub-Committee of the Press Council of India (PCI) to study media scenario in Jammu & Kashmir arrived here today on a four-day visit to the summer capital.
The three-member PCI team is headed by Mr. Balwinder Singh Jammu, and it comprises Mr. Kamal Nain Narang and Syed Raza Hussain Rizvi as its members.
Soon after their arrival, the team visited the Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) Srinagar where it held detailed interactions with various delegations of media persons including editors, photojournalists and representatives of news agencies. They sought their feedback on the overall media scenario and the difficulties faced by them in discharging their professional duties on day to day basis.
The PCI team also had an inspection of Media Facilitation Centre set by the Department since August 10, 2019 for facilitation of media fraternity. They were briefed by the officers of the DIPR regarding functioning of the MFC and support/facilities being provided to the media fraternity during the last seven months.
Later, the PCI team visited the offices of some newspapers where they interacted with the staff and enquired about their difficulties.