Ranchi (By our correspondent): Chief Minister Das said that making the 3.25 crore people aware regarding the schemes of the state government is the responsibility of the IPRD as after the formation of the state government it has been priority to ensure that the
benefits of the scheme reach to the people standing at the last strata of the society.
He said that some divisive forces were trying to mislead the people, therefore, the IPRD should prevent the people from being misled by such elements and said that all possible medium of social media including twitter, facebook and Wahtsapp be used to make them aware of the schemes.
Mr Das while chairing a review meeting of the IPRD said that the public relations was an effective tool to counter these negative forces. He said that there was a need to create awareness among the people regarding special works being done by the state government and in the society and also create awareness for works which can act as a source of inspiration. He asked the DPROs to hold coordination with all the departments and create awareness among the people as when the people are awake then they can achieve their rights.
Mr Das said that Jharkhand was the firsts state of the country which was organizing the Global Agriculture and Food Summit and said that to make sure that the farmers in the far off areas are able to get the benefits of the summit the department should create awareness. He said that there are many individuals in the society including farmers and women self-help groups which are performing better and their story should also come out before the people and said that such people should be felicitated and congratulated through means of social media.
Mr Das said that during the agriculture conclave the state government has announced that 28 lakh farmers will get free of cost mobile phones and information in this regard should also reach to the farmers in the far off rural areas. He said that for creating awareness among the schemes in all the districts LED vans should be run and they should be operated more in the rural areas as they people use less TV and newspaper, therefore, the presence of these vehicles in rural areas was must and their programme should be shown in the regional languages. He said that such should be the work of the department that others states also follow the same and said that any programme will only successful when they are able to connect with the people.