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District media units empowered

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 20, 2019 19:11

District media units empowered

A program to hand over media equipment to district Media Units was held at the Government Information Department.
The project is carried out under the purview of Minister Mangala Samarweera with the view of empowering district Media Units Island wide. Accordingly, computers, fax machines, cameras and several other equipment were distributed among the media units at a cost of 12 million rupees.
The project aims to strengthen information campaign of government’s development programs and policies. Director General of the Government Information Department Nalaka Kaluweva said that digitalization of media landscape is essential with current developments in technology. He added that physical and human resources will undergo a huge transformation under the current administration. Former Director General of the Government Information Department Sudarshana Gunawardhana highlighted that the general public is the backbone behind government’s findings. He pointed out that public money is being spent for a vast array of development countrywide. Gunawardhana highlighted that several massive development programs including Grama Shakthi, Enterprise Sri Lanka and Gamperaliya are being implemented. According to the former Director General the media outlets have an enormous capacity to calculate about the productivity of initiatives implemented by the government.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 20, 2019 19:11

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