SRINAGAR: Secretary to Government, Information Department, Sarmad Hafeez reviewed the functioning of Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) at a meeting convened in his office chambers here Monday .
Special Secretary Information, Narinder Singh Bali, Joint Director Information Headquarters, Saajid Yehaya Naqash, Joint Director Information Jammu, Naresh Kumar, Joint Director Information Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Hakak, Deputy Director Information, KBI, New Delhi, Vidhushi Kapoor, Field Publicity Officer Kashmir, Mohammad Aslam Khan and other officers and officials were present at the meeting.
The Secretary Information besides taking stock of the overall functioning of the Department, reviewed the progress achieved on the latest targets set by the Government including Aadhaar Enabled Biometric Attendance System (AEBAS) and time-bound initiatives to be taken to further improvise the overall productivity at various levels.
The Secretary Information also took a comprehensive review of the arrangements to be made by the Department of Information in connection with the Independence Day functions across the State.
It was decided in the meeting that the Joint Director Information Kashmir and Joint Director Information Jammu shall be the nodal officers for coordinating the installation of Public Address Systems (PAS) at the venue of the main functions in Jammu and Srinagar as also at all the district headquarters through respective District Information Centres.