CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government has notified the Policy for the empanelment of News Web Channels particularly ‘The Punjab News Web Channel Policy, 2021’.
Disclosing this right here at the moment a spokesperson of the Punjab Government mentioned that it was the necessity of the hour to optimally make the most of these platforms of the fashionable period to publicize and promote the insurance policies of the Punjab Government. The spokesperson mentioned that news channels which have been being run on the social media platforms of Facebook and Youtube can be lined beneath this coverage.
‘Mainly Punjab particular news channels having 70% of the news from the State of Punjab can be thought of for empanelment aside from different phrases and circumstances of the Policy’ added the spokesperson.
The spokesperson additional mentioned that the channels which might be issued government commercials after empanelment with the Information and Public Relations Department shall show government commercial solely throughout Political Interviews or News, Daily News Bulletins, Debates or Discussions, Special Editorial Interviews and Punjab Specific News. The Punjab Government already has an commercial coverage for the newspapers, satellite tv for pc television channels, radio channels and web sites. Now this coverage has been launched retaining in view the current development and wider attain of fb and youtube channels. This would give an additional alternative to the government for reaching a bigger inhabitants to unfold consciousness concerning the Public Welfare schemes of the state Government.
The detailed phrases and circumstances of the coverage might be obtained from the division of Information and Public Relations, Punjab or downloaded from the web site of the division.