J&K Sinha launches new portal for DIPR

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched the new portal of the Department of Information and Public Relations on Thursday.
The Lt Governor commended the endeavour of the Information Department to disseminate information to the media on the administration’s policies, programs, and new initiatives.
Several new features for different modes of communication, including press releases, fact sheets, photographs, and infographics, will streamline existing mechanisms and reduce the time taken for the dissemination of accurate and correct information, he added.
The Lt Governor expressed gratitude to the Haryana government for its support and cooperation in developing the new portal.
Prerna Puri, Commissioner/Secretary to Government, Information Department, highlighted the key features of the portal. She informed that the new “Subscribe to Press Release” feature also enables the general public to subscribe to press releases and get notified on their mobile phones.
She said the integration of the Rebuttal Mechanism will help counter fake and false news on a real-time basis.
The Lt Governor also bid farewell to the outgoing Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, and applauded his sincerity, dedication, and commitment to discharge his responsibilities without fear or favor.
“I wish him a long, happy and healthy life ahead,” the Lt Governor said.

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