Information department computerizes advertisement section

Our Correspondent

MUZAFFARABAD: Secretary Information AJ&K Midhat Shahzad has said that Information Department has taken serious steps towards digitalization of advertisement section which would go along way not only improving the billing system of the department but would also help improve the overall performance of the department further. She was addressing the inauguration ceremony of the computerization of the billing section of Information department here on Monday. She highly appreciated the role of DGPR for introducing Information Technology in all his sections, as well as the advertisement section. She assured that E-governance system would also be introduced in Tourism and IT departments to cater the need of the present time. She expressed the hope that with the introduction of digitalization of billing system in advertisement section, the performance of the section will be improved. Speaking on the occasion the Director General Information Raja Azhar Iqbal said that Information department has introduced Information Technology first to enhance the performance of the department. He said that the department has highlighted the Kashmir Issue as well as the developmental activities launched by the government effectively on Social Media. He said that the introduction of the digitalization was the long standing demand of the journalist community which has now been implemented. DG IT Dr. Khalid Rafique, DG Tourism Irshad Pirzada, Vice Chairman Press Foundation Sardar Zulifqar Ali, Press Secretary to the PM Raja Muhammad Wasim and Director IT Muhammad Asim also addressed on the occasion. Earlier advertising officer Shamim Anjum briefed the participants about digitalization of advertisement section.