Gangtok, 26 July (IPR): Hon’ble Advisor to HCM (Press and Media), Shri C.P. Sharma, paid a brief visit to Information and Public Relations Department (IPR), Government of Sikkim today. He was warmly welcomed by Secretary, IPR, Smt. Sherab Shenga, officers and staff of the department.
He visited different sections of the department and interacted with the staff there. This being his first visit, he was briefly introduced to various works undertaken in each of the section i.e., Media Section, Film Section, Photography Section, Advertisement Section and Publications.
He commended the work done in archiving and digitalisation of old photographs and expressed that there is a need to publish a substantial photo- book taking all the archived photographs right from the Chogyal’s time.
He also expressed that a better and bigger library may be established and maintained. He commended the work done in bringing out the news bulletins in various local languages and expressed satisfaction with the overall work being done in the department.