Press Information Department

Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Rules of Business

  • Publicity and Public Relations.
  • Government Hospitality.
  • Promotion of national integration and cultural activities and organization of relevant seminars and symposia.
  • Administration of press Laws relating to newspapers, books, magazines, pamphlets, posters, etc. and printing presses, excepting the functions etc., entrusted to the Home Department.
  • Control on the reproduction (Publication/printing) of books and literary works of foreign origin.
  • Enforcement of Motion Pictures Laws and the rules framed there under.
  • Observance of national days, in collaboration with S&GAD.
  • Policy and procedure regarding release of official and semi-official advertisements through media of press.
  • Public Opinion Survey.
  • Liaison with newspapers, news Agencies, Radio and Television.
  • Facilities for journalistic profession including accreditation of Press Correspondents and Press photographers, etc.
  • Films and documentaries, including permission for exhibition of films of foreign Embassies/Missions. Reference, research and publication relating to publicity material.
  • Co-ordination with the Government of Pakistan on all matters relating to press, publicity and protocol.
  • Promotion of Art, Culture and Literature.
  • Financial Aid to the bereaved families of Journalists and eminent “Men of Letters.”
  • Grant-in-Aid to Cultural and Literary Bodies.
  • Development of Schemes pertaining to Art and Culture.
  • Purchase of Stores and capital goods for the Department.
  • Service matters except those entrusted to Services and General Administration Department.