Srinagar: The newly posted Director Information Rahul Pandey said that media is the fourth pillar of democracy and development agenda of Government can be pushed through it.
“I will ensure that things, which are happening through DIPR, are done in a better way. I will work together with media fraternity. I will stay in touch with all journalists,” Pandey said.
He said Department of Information is a very important department and all the employees will ensure that good work done by the government is propagated properly.
“I expect all of them to co-operate,” he said.
Pandey has been given inter cadre deputation from Uttar Pradesh cadre to UT of J&K for a period of two years. Before his deputation he was holding important post of Vice-Chairman Varanasi Development Authority.
Pandey underscored the need for involving modern and new media platforms to spread awareness about Government activities and its welfare programmes.
The Director Information also inspected different units of the Department and interacted with the officers and employees.
The employees of the Department on the occasion pledged their support to the Director Information in running affairs of the Department.(KNS)