Sunday, September 25, 2022

DPRO Dimapur convenes coordination meeting

DIMAPUR: District Public Relations officer (DPRO) Dimapur, Lolano Patton convened a coordination meeting of DPRO Dimapur, Chümoukedima and Niuland staff at DPRO office Dimapur on Monday.
According to a report from the office of the DPRO, during the meeting, Patton said that the office could not function in full swing for almost two years, due to the pandemic.
She also lauded the staff who rendered their best services during the peak of the pandemic.
With improvement of situation and with relaxed restrictions, the DPRO impressed upon the staff to pull up their socks and render their best services for the welfare of the people.
Reminding the news section on Dimapur being one of the busiest districts in the state, Patton advised them to be sincere in their assigned duties in covering multiple events as and when called for. While pointing out that many IPR staff vie to be posted in Dimapur, she advised the staff who could not render their services in Dimapur, to give chances to other active news staff who were willing to come to the district.
With Niuland and Chümoukedima being accorded district headquarters, we have to shoulder more responsibilities, she further stated.
She also advised them to build stronger and better PR skills and to uplift the image of the department.
Apart from the routine news reporting, she also encouraged them to do researches by tying up with implementing departments and to write feature stories about various schemes and programmes of the government.
She also advised them to educate the masses so that the targeted beneficiaries would be benefitted.
She cautioned that attendance would be monitored strictly and “no work no pay” would be implemented.
Patton also lauded establishment section of DPRO Dimapur office for rendering their services efficiently and for being the first department to complete paper works for E-salary under Dimapur district.
She expressed appreciation to the news, technical and photo section for their prompt services even during challenging times and sought for their continued cooperation and support to be the mouth piece of the government in serving the people.