DC B’pora interacts with media persons

BANDIPORA, JULY 15: The Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmed Wednesday held an interaction with media persons of the district.
On the occasion the representatives of various print and electronic media organizations interacted with the Deputy Commissioner and discussed several issues of public interest.
They also briefed the DC about the difficulties they face while covering events at ground level and put forth the demand for establishment of a press club at district headquarter Bandipora.
The DC assured the media persons that their genuine demands including establishment of a press club will be considered on priority.
Dr Owais said that the media is a significant pillar in democracy for deliverance of transparent and accountable governance to the people and added that the district administration will always be available for coordination with the people who are engaged directly or indirectly in promoting development and wellbeing of the society.
He asked the media persons to act as a bridge between the public and the government by highlighting the issues of the public so that the government can act swiftly to provide relief to the people.
While highlighting the role of the journalists, The DC said that media’s cooperation and regular feedback will help the administration in improving the system for containment of the Covid-19.
He also urged the media persons to work with dedication by playing a proactive role in containing the Covid-19 and appealed the people to follow the advisory issued by the department of Health and Medical Education, in this regard.