Activities & Achievements
Public address system coverage:
The Directorate and the offices of the DPROs and SDIOs are equipped with PA systems and
operators. All official functions, meetings, VIP visits and important religious and social
function are facilitated with these equipment. Public announcements regarding govt.
notifications, orders and information of public importance are also done by the dept.
through this facility. During 2001- 02 the dept. has covered 2840 functions,
meetings and other programmes all over the state.
Photo Coverage: The Directorate
and the district offices are equipped with photo sections with basic photo equipment and
dark rooms. VIP tours, official functions, developmental works, cultural and
human-interest subjects, etc. are all covered by this section. The photographs are used in
our official publications, govt. advertisements, photo exhibitions etc. Our photos are
also used by the local papers, other govt. departments, VIPs and individuals in their
publications. During 2001- 02, 2800 press photographs were released to National and
local papers, magazines etc.
Video Coverage : Video coverage is
given to important government functions for record as well as feeding Doordarshan. The
video section also covers very important social & religious functions, events and VVIP
tours and visits. These recordings are preserved as records, given to the VVIPs and
sometimes given to Cable TV operators for telecast.
Library Service: The Directorate
and all the Information Centres are attached with libraries stocked with books on various
topics of general interests. These libraries cater to officials, students and the general
Translations: The Translation
Section in the Directorate from time to time translates important speeches of VVIPs, govt.
notifications and other important subjects like AIDS awareness, Blindness Control etc.
into local languages. These are printed and sometimes cyclostyled and distributed in the
Press Accreditation: The DIPR as
the nodal department for all press related matters, implements the Press Accreditation
Rules (Nagaland)1980, whereby deserving Press Representatives/Journalists are given
accreditation to the Govt. of Nagaland. An accreditated journalist/pressperson is eligible
for certain benefits/privileges including insurance cover, free and concessional travel by
public transport etc.
Conducted Tours & Liaison Works: As
the nodal dept. for all press related matters, the DIPR organises press conferences for
the Chief Minister, His Ministerial Colleagues, senior officials and visiting dignitaries.
The dept. also organises conducted tours for visiting as well as local media persons. The
officers are also called upon, from time to time, to act as liaisons/ advisors for
documentary film makers/producers.