Directorate of Field Publicity  Ahmedabad 

Themes Covered
The Field Publicity Units under the Region carries out programmes on a variety of themes such as education (SSA), health &sanitation (NRHM), rural employment (MNREGS), rural development schemes, water conservation, women’s empowerment, child welfare, welfare of minority and deprived sections of society etc. The Programmes under Bharat Nirman are the special focus of the programmes conducted in the villages. The Units also conduct special programmes out of the funds given by the Client Ministries.A list of the themes covered by the Units is given below:
SL. No. Themes
1 AIDS Awareness
2 Consumer Awareness
3 Drinking Water & Sanitation
4 Indira AwasYojana
5 Mid-Day Meal
6 National Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme (NIDDCP)
7 N.R.H.M.
8 PM’s New 15 Point Programme for Minorities
9 PradhanMantri Gram SadakYojana
10 Pulse Polio Immunization
11 Rain Water Harvesting
12 Right To Information (R.T.I.)
13 Rural Electricity
14 Rural Sanitation
15 Rural Telephony
16 SarvShikshaYojana
17 School Sanitation
19 Other (National Unity)


During the month of December 2017, all six field units had done 34 film shows, 92 group discussions and 86 photo exhibitions for voter awareness campaign and on Health Awareness. Region had organised one workshop and Program on Leprosy, T.B. & Mission Indradhanush. Approximately 11900 people get the information.
During the period under report, six DFP units in Gujarat arranged 69, film shows, 83,group discussions, 57, photo exhibitions and 18,special interactive programmes on health & DBT. They submitted 93 feedback reports. Through these programmes, they reached around 45 thousand people. A campaign on ‘Direct benefit scheme’ was launched at Mehsana and Bhavnagar where the programme will be rolled out in future. Junagadh and Bhavnagar units are participating in Public Information Campaign held at Sardhar in Rajkot district. Units organized special programmes on the occasion of Pulse Polio day on 24th February.
During the period under report, six DFP units in Gujarat arranged 94 film shows, 101 group discussions, 68 photo exhibitions and 9 special interactive programmes with a focus on ‘National Rural Drinking Water Programme’. They submitted 47 feedback reports. Surat unit organized a special programme on the occasion of ‘World Population day’ which attracted wide publicity in print media. Palanpur unit organized a quiz competition at Lunpur high school in Deesa district on NRDWP. Regional office organized an orientation workshop for health awareness campaign at Ahmedabad in collaboration with Song & Drama division.
A total of 72 film shows, 10 special programmes and 46 photo exhibitions were organized during the month. Godhra unit arranged a Quiz contest on Bharat Nirman at Adarsh Nivasi Shala of Raniyar village of Zalod block of Dahod district. A similar
During the period under report, six DFP units in Gujarat arranged 98 film shows, 109 group discussions, 74 photo exhibitions and 19 special interactive programmes and 102 Feedback with a focus on ‘Rajiv Gandhi Vidyutikaran Yojna’. Special programmes were organized on the occasion of Independence day celebrations,Breast feeding week and Sadbhavna divas..Junagadh unit organized a elocution competition in Gondal block on PM’s 15-point programme for minorities. Bhavnagar unit organized a special programme on ‘Breast feeding week’. Surat unit organized a special programme on the occasion of ‘Sadbhavna divas’ which attracted wide publicity in print media.
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