15: The three member sub-committee of the Press Council of India (PCI) which is
on a four days visit to Kashmir today visited Baramulla. The committee
interacted with members of media fraternity to get a firsthand appraisal of the
issues confronted by them.
The PCI team is headed
by Balwinder Singh Jammu and accompanied by two Members; Kamal Nain Narang and
Syed Raza Hussain Rizvi.
The team held
detailed interactions with media persons representing various local and
national newspapers, photojournalists, video journalists and news agencies who
brought to their notice the difficulties faced by them in the discharge of
their professional duties.
Development Commissioner Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo briefed the sub-committee about
developmental scenario and various government schemes being implemented
in the district. He said that Baramulla has performed exceedingly well in the
execution of many centrally sponsored schemes and programmes.
Information Kashmir Division, Haris Ahmad Handoo and other senior officers were
present on the occasion.