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Information and Public Relations Department (I&PRD)

 

The Department of Information and Public Relations, the authoritative and official publicity agency of Government of Kerala, functions with the objectives of disseminating various information concerning the government and government departments, feeding government with the public views ensuring a healthy relationship between the government and the public. The department functions mainly through 13 wings besides the district information offices and Kerala Information Centre in New Delhi. These sections cater the needs of different media in publicising government policies and developmental activities.

Major activities of the department include publicising the policies and programmes of the government; giving wide publicity of the developmental and welfare programmes undertaken by the government through print-visual-audio media; publishing of books on subjects related with culture, education and traditional artforms; publishing of brochures on social and developmental subjects; content creation and maintenance of Kerala Government official webportal www.kerala.gov.in and the website www.prd.kerala.gov.in; screening of feature films, documentaries and short films either produced or purchased by the department in conformity with the social and cultural interests of the state; organising press conferences for ministers and officials; issueing of various departmental advertisements to various media and payment advertisement charges; fixing of the advertisement rate of different media through negotiation etc. The department is also entrusted with implementation of the provisions of Cable TV Act and Press and Registration of Books Act.

Organisational Structure  (PDF)         

Autonomous Institutions

Kerala Press Academy and C-DIT, two autonomous institutions under the control of Information and Public Relations Department, Government of Kerala, accomplish the administrative, technical and promotional affairs of the public and private sector with the help of advanced technologies in the field of Communication, Journalism, Digital Photography, etc. In addition to the technical assistance, they endow with Media Technology Courses in line with the up-to-the-minute expertise.

Kerala Press Academy
http://www.pressacademy.org

Kerala Press Academy, a joint venture of Government of Kerala, Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ), and Indian News Paper Society, is a media education provider of Kerala, centred at Kakkanad, Kochi. The Academy offers postgraduate diploma courses in Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations and Advertising.
The Academy also conducts short duration refresher programmes and seminars for journalists, public relations and Advertising professionals.
Click here to download Course details and Application format

Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT)
http://www.cdit.org

An autonomous institution under the Government of Kerala, Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT), functions through 11 financially independent and functionally focused teams like Optical Image Processing Team (OIP), Visual Communication Team (VCT), New Media Team (NMT), Educational Informatics Team (EIT), Web Services Team (WST), Computational Linguistics Team (CLT), e-Governance Team (EGT), Software Engineering Team (SET), Open Source Technology Team (OST), Communication & Training Team (CTT) and Technology Extension Team (TET).
C-DIT, located at Thiruvananthapuram, has a pool of highly competent personnels to manage the advanced technological work targets and acts as the ‘Total Service Provider’ to the various technical projects and assignments of government as well as private sector.

 

 


 




Designed & Maintained by: C-DIT, Thiruvananthapuram, www.cdit.org
for Public Relations Department, Govt. of Kerala.