Imphal: IPR Minister Dr. Sapam Ranjan Singh released “Manipur Today”, a monthly journal published by DIPR, Manipur.
Commissioner IPR, M. Harekrishna, Director DIPR, H. Balkrishna Singh, Deputy Director (Press), DIPR, T. Ramesh Singh, Deputy Director (HQ), L. Ashok Kumar Singh, and officials and staff of the department also attended the occasion held at the minister’s chamber at new secretariat North Block, Imphal Thursday.
Speaking at the occasion, Minister Ranjan said that the Department of Information and Public Relations has been publishing Manipur Today regularly. It may be mentioned that the publication of this journal started in June, 2018.
Replying to media Minister Dr. S. Ranjan said that the role of Directorate of Information and Public Relations, DIPR, is vast. The Government under the initiative of the Chief Minister, N. Biren Singh has planned to expand and upgrade this department by understanding its prospects.
Required infrastructures of district information offices will be developed on priority basis. Concerned officials have been asked to submit status reports of the department, minister added.
Copies of Manipur Today magazine was also distributed to the officials and media persons who were present at the occasion.