Directorate of Field Publicity  Kolkata  

Welcome to Directorate of Field Publicity,Kolkata
             The Directorate of Field Publicity, Regional Office, Kolkata exercises administrative and programme supervision over the field offices of this media unit located in the West Bengal (South) region, which comprises 13 districts of the state of West Bengal and 3 districts of the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The method of publicity is interpersonal communication at the grassroot level with simultaneous feedback collection.

     The seven Field Publicity Units functioning under DFP Kolkata and the districts they cover are as follows:
       FPU Chinsurah – Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, 24 Parganas (South).

       FPU Medinipur – Poorva Medinipur, Paschim Medinipur.

       FPU Bankura – Bankura, Purulia.

       FPU Burdwan – Burdwan.

       FPU Baharampur – Murshidabad, Birbhum.

       FPU Ranaghat – Nadia, 24 Parganas (North).

       FPU Port Blair – North & Middle Andaman, South Andaman, Nicobar.
     The themes of publicity include Government Flagship Rural Development programmes, Health & Family Welfare, Women & Child Development, Social Welfare, Minority Welfare, National Integration & Communal Harmony, Environment Conservation, Border Area Development, etc. Publicity is conducted by group discussions, seminars, rallies, audio-visual screenings, photo-poster exhibitions, distribution of printed publicity material and conducting competitions like quiz contests, rural sports, painting, cultural performances, etc. in order to attract a larger audience.


Field Publicity Unit, Bardhaman organised two health and family welfare campaign while Chuchura unit organised one health campaign during the month of February. All the field units in this region organised routine programmes and highlighted the theme on Swachhta Pakhwada and Pulse Polio Immunization. Themes like PMJDY, PM Jiban Suraksha Yojana etc. were highlighted during programmesof field units. Bardhaman unit also actively involved in ‘Sansand Mela’ organised by Honb’leUnion Minister,Shri Babul Supriya
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