Poonch- Taking forward the Series of Outreach Programmes Under the aegis of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the Central Bureau of Communication (CBC), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, Regional Office Jammu. J&K and Ladakh today organized a 3 Day Multimedia Exhibition in border area Poonch.
The Outreach Programme was organised with the aim to generate mass awareness regarding the ongoing campaign of Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by the bureau.
The 3 day Multimedia Exhibition was inaugurated by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Poonch, Dr. Basharat Hussain today.
Speaking on the Occasion, Dr. Hussain said that the spirit of Patriotism must be kept alive for the development of the nation. While appreciating the efforts of CBC, Jammu for displaying the Exhibition here at border area , Dr. Hussain said that the pictorial representation of the Freedom Fighters have more impact on people especially students.
In his address, Ghulam Abbas, Joint Director, Central Bureau of Communication, J&K and Ladakh region said that Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav campaign is an opportunity to celebrate achievements and identify the unaccomplished dreams. Abass further added that “ Every person can serve the nation at it’s own level by performing his duties with honesty and dedication. He further said that the real patriotism in the message of AKAM Campaign is to realize our responsibilities for the development of society at large.
Prof. Mushraf Shah, Principal Government Degree College, Poonch while delivering address during the event said that celebrations of the 75 Years of Independence gives us opportunity to remember the sacrifices, Contributions and freedom Struggle made by the heroes of the Indian Freedom Movement.
While delivering address on Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Man Mohan Singh , Sr. Lecturer DIET Poonch urged the students to carry forward the work for the development of the nation.
Khursheed Yousuf, Field Publicity Officer, Field Office, Udhampur presented an overview, structure and working of the CBC, J&K during the event. He said that , CBC is engaged in generating awareness in rural, far flung and Media Shadow zones regarding the Welfare Schemes of Government of India.
Others present during the event were Khalid Hussain, Programme Officer, ICDS, Poonch, Ranjeet Singh , Station House Officer, Poonch, Gurnaam Singh, In charge CBC Field Office, Rajouri ,Rajesh Sharma, In charge CBC, zero Field Office, Doda, Teachers, representatives from Health department, District Industries Center, Poonch and police.
During the event Drawing/ Painting Competition, Open Quiz Competition, Patriotic Songs, on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav was also organised to generate awareness of these components and to motivate masses to become part of these campaigns.
CBC, Regional Office, Jammu installed informative standees on Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav for the awareness of the people. Cultural Programmes showcasing the importance of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations enthralled the audience.
Earlier similar type of outreach Program were organised in the districts of Kathua, Doda, Leh, Ramban, Rajouri, Anantnag, and Baramulla.
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