Directorate of Field Publicity Bhubaneswar  

Welcome to Directorate of Field Publicity,Bhubaneswar
             The Regional office of Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP), Bhubaneswar plays pivotal role in information dissemination particularly in rural, semi-urban areas and gives special attention to those areas, which have poor mass media penetration. It inculcates information to the people of all the thirty districts of Odisha and widens their awareness level on a wide variety of themes of social relevance such as health, education, rural development, women empowerment, welfare of minorities and marginalized sections of society, Child Rights, Environment protection , Water conservation, Right to Information, Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) and other schemes and policies which are decided by the competent authority from time to time.

     The Regional Office of DFP, Odisha is located in the state capital Bhubaneswar and has been functioning since 1st April 1958. The Odisha Region of DFP has nine Field Units and each Unit inculcates information to the people varying from 1-5 districts of Odisha. These nine units are located in Baleswar, Baripada, Brahmapur(Berhampur), Bhawanipatna,Jayapur(Jeypore), Keonjhar, Puri, Phulbani and Sambalpur. The field units of DFP, Bhubaneswar have been publicizing all the centrally sponsored public welfare schemes and creating large-scale awareness at the grass-root level throughout the state. These units organise their routine and special publicity programmes especially in rural, far-flung remote areas and presently in Left wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas. These units use various means of inter-personal communication like Seminar, Symposia, Group Discussion, Rally, Elocution, Film-show, Photo-exhibition and different kinds of sports activities to create awareness and ensure greater public participation in all publicity programmes associated with developmental activities.


With an objective to create a strong and prosperous new India by 2022 and to promote a sense of national unity and integrity among a cross section of people Field Publicity Office Baripada in co-ordination with Field Publicity office, Balasore organised a Special Programme on “Naye Bharat Ka Manthan... Sankalp se Siddhi..” at Badakhilada village in Kaptipada Block of Mayurbhanj district on 22-23 August 2017. During the programme awareness rally, symposium, message oriented magic Show, cultural programmes were organised to motivate the participants in order to contribute significantly for building a new India. Apart from this all field publicity Units of DFP, Odisha Region administered Naye Bharat ka Sankalp pledge to the public to create a new India that is devoid of Garbage, corruption, poverty, terrorism and casteism. Field Publicity Office, Jeypore in co-ordination with Bhawanipatna Unit organised two programmes on 3rd National Handloom Day, one at Kotpad and the other in Central University of Orissa of Koraput on 5 August and 7 August respectively. The very objective of the programme was to create awareness among the public on the importance of handloom industry in the socio-economic development of the country in general and to promote handloom, increase the income of weavers and enhance the pride of the weavers in particular. During its 1st programme at Kotpad in Koraput district information on Boonakar Suraksha Bima Yojana, Weavers Mudra Scheme and other welfare programmes meant for the weavers were disseminated. During the programme awareness rally, symposium, cultural programme and quiz competition was organised. The Unit observed its second programme on National Handloom Day at Central university of Orissa, Koraput on 7 August 2017. 6 (six) National award winning weavers including one Sant Kabir awardee were felicitated by the Vice-chancellor of the University Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty for their outstanding contribution in the field of ethnic handloom product. Besides this Field Publicity office, Jeypore observed “Kargil Vijay Diwas” on 26.7.2017 and organised a symposium and Elocution contest on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan among the students of Challanguda M.E.School on 27.7.2017 in the LWE affected Malkangiri district. Similarly Field Publicity Office Berhampur participated in the World Breast Feeding week programme organised by five Gaon Kalyan Samities of Ganju Grampanchyata under Keluapalli C.H.C on 03.08.17 of Ganjam district. and disseminated information on the importance of Breast feeding. The Baripada Unit also organised one awareness programme on World Breast Feeding Week-17 to mark the day in Kadalibadia village under Shyamkhunta block of Mayurbhanj dist on 4.8.17 with participants of AWWs,ASHAs, SHG women members and other lacteting mothers .The Unit also disseminated information on Malaria, Dengue, Diarrhoea and on the importance of 75 years of Quit India Movement besides providing information on other flagship programmes during its publicity programme in the LWE affected G.Udayagiri Block of Gajapati district and in Rangeilunda Block of Ganjam district. Both Kendujhar Unit and Bhawanipatna Unit organised awareness programme on Naye Bharat Ka Sankalp besides disseminating information on other flaghip programmes during their publicity programmes in Telkoi and Banspal Block in Keonjhar district and Madan Pur Rampur Block and Bhawanipatna Block in Kalahandi district. Both the unit also disseminated information on the ill effects of child marriage and Human Trafficking. Apart from this all Field Publicity Offices of DFP, Odisha Region observed 71st Independence Day in a befitting manner and organised suitable programmes comprising elocution, Film show, Group discussion, Photo Exhibition on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Skill India Mission, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana, cashless transaction and other flagship programmes of Government of India. and also administered the pledge on New India Manthan..... Sankalpa Se Siddhi on 9th August 17
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