Newly appointed Director of Himachal Pradesh Information and Public Relation Department today took charge here after meeting Chief Minister and expressing gratitude for elevating him for this post. Chief Minister said that this was one of the most important department of the Government which acts as ear, eyes and mouth of the Government. He expressed hope that the department will work with more dedication and zeal for disseminating policies and welfare programmes of the State Government upto grass root level. The Chief Minister said that more hard work was required to be done as only one year was left for the next assembly elections.
The Officers and Officials of IPR Department also hailed the decision as the Departmental Director well understands the functioning of the Department and can be effective in bringing the required changes and can provide impetus to the Mr. R.S. Negi also called on Chief Secretary Mr. V.C. Pharka who also holds the charges of Secretary, I&PR and thanked him for providing an opportunity to lead the department.