Press Information Bureau, under the aegis of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting is organizing the first Regional Media Conference on 12th March 2015 in Jobner, District Jaipur. Regional reporters and stringers of newspapers and news channels will participate in the one day Conference which aims at improving dissemination of information to rural areas on Government policies and programmes. It will also build up capacities of journalists in rural areas on reporting on developmental issues.
The discussions during the Conference will centre on evolving a mechanism wherein the reporters of rural areas will be better equipped to write/report on various schemes and crisis situations. This Conference will also elicit feedback from the journalists working in rural areas on their information needs.
The participants will also be given orientation on the role of new/social media in information dissemination.