LG launches DIPR’s digital shows ‘Inspire Gen-Z’, ‘The Beats of J&K’
Dreams, aspirations realised in conditions of peace, terrorism gravest threat to peace: LG Sinha Calls upon young generation to foil efforts of elements disrupting normal life, economic progress of J&K
Post by RK News on Saturday, October 22, 2022
Srinagar, Oct 21: Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha on Friday said observed that the dreams and aspirations of people can be truly realised only in conditions of peace and terrorism is one of the gravest threats to peace.
He said this after launching ‘Inspire Gen-Z’ and ‘The Beats of J&K’, two contemporary digital shows created by the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) to engage, entertain and inspire the youth of J&K.
The Lt Governor also inaugurated the Study Lounge and Reference Library and dedicated DIPR Auditorium, Srinagar as ‘Pandit Bhajan Sopori Auditorium’ in the honour of the Santoor Maestro.
“I call upon the young generation to come together to foil the efforts of elements disrupting normal life and economic progress of J&K,” the Lt Governor added.
The Lt Governor observed that young generation should always rise above narrow considerations of caste, religion to build an inclusive and equitable society in today's inter-dependent world.
“The spirit of oneness can bring the most effective transformation in our society,” he said.
‘Youth is the hope of our nation. Young generation of J&K wants to drive social progress, contribute to the economic growth and a better future for the society and the nation. Our effort is to ignite their dreams and aspirations and to ensure they realise their true potential of changemakers’, the Lt Governor said.
Speaking on the occasion, Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary, Information Department congratulated the Department and everyone associated with the new initiatives.
“With the new shows launched today, we are aiming to take the talent of J&K to the national and international level in digital, contemporary and modern forms and show the world what the youth of the UT are capable of,” he added.
Akshay Labroo, Director, Information & Public Relations, J&K, in his welcome address, provided an insight into the new initiatives and programmes of the department.
On the occasion, the Lt Governor honoured Prof. Aparna Sopori, wife of Santoor Maestro Pandit Bhajan Sopori.
Dr Darakhshan Andrabi, Chairperson J&K Waqf Board; R R Swain, Special DG, CID; Pandurang K Pole, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Sujit Kumar DIG; Mohammad Aijaz, DC Srinagar; Naresh Kumar, Ms Sapna Kotwal and Inam Ul Haq Siddiqui, Joint Directors, DIPR; Family members of Pandit Bhajan Sopori, besides senior officials, artists, youth, students, volunteers of Gen-Z, and prominent citizens from all walks of life were present on the occasion.