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Government Of Assam Information & Public Relations

Directorate of Information and Public Relations

  • The Directorate has a regional office and a network of district & sub-divisional offices.

    REGIONAL OFFICE

    DIPR has a Regional Office with Senior Officer at the helm in various part of the State and outside State, so as to streamline Departmental functioning. Inside the state DIPR has Regional offices at Diphu, Jorhat and Kokrajhar. And outside the state at Kolkata and New Delhi. These offices incorporate all the functioning of the directorate and also coordinates activities of the DIPR field offices in their respective jurisdiction.

    DISTRICT AND SUB-DIVISIONAL OFFICES

    DIPR has a well monitored network of departmental officers and staff spread across the State. These District and Sub-divisional Information and Public Relations Officers are entrusted to function as ear and voice of the Government in the field level. These officers frequently organize various exercises to generate and mould public opinion in support of the policies of the Government through means of audio, visual media etc. These field offices also run a Fixed Loudspeaker System (FLS) at important places for broadcasting of official announcement needing immediate public attention. Prior to the advent of easy satellite broadcast, these DIPR field officers were very popular with their mobile news and cinema shows, cultural programmes etc. These offices also function as a good library for the public with its stock of valuable books, periodicals etc.