Altaf Hamid Rao;
MUZAFFARABAD, (Parliament Times): The State Information Department of Azad Govt. of the State of Jammu & Kashmir Monday Achieved a major breakthrough utilizing the swift field of Information technology after the advertisement wing of Department was digitalized to ensure the swift transmission of the advertisements / commercial to the national and state print and electronic media.
Inaugurating the much-awaited project, Secretary Information of AJ&K Mrs. Midhat Shahzad said that the State Information Department had taken effective steps towards digitalization of advertisement wing of the department which, she added, would go along way not only improving the billing system of the department but would also help improve the overall performance of the department in the future. Midhat expressed these views while addressing the inaugural ceremony of computerization of the billing section of Information department.
She highly appreciated the role of DGPR AJK Raja Azhar Iqbal, a senior officer of the AJK Information group, for introducing the swift source of Information Technology in all his sections, as well as the advertisement section of the department, harmonious to the need of the modern age. Midhat Shehzad 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.