DC Pulwama asks media to counter fake news, highlight govt schemes
Post by RK News on Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Pulwama, May 08: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Dr Basharat Qayoom on Monday said the media has a vital role in countering fake and false news besides highlighting the government’s welfare schemes and flagship programmes.
He urged the media persons to play a pivotal role in nation-building and bring positive change “more vibrantly and vigorously”.
Interacting with media persons of the district here, the DC said that media is a significant pillar of the democracy for deliverance of transparent and accountable governance to people.
The representatives from the print and electronic media based in the district raised issues of public importance.
Dr Basharat said the district administration is always available and accessible for coordination with all stakeholders who are directly or indirectly engaged in promoting positivity, peace and well-being of people.
“Media is the connecting link between the people and government and it is the prerogative of the media fraternity to share responsibility in spreading positivity and creation of goodwill,” the DC said.