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Welcome to Directorate of Field Publicity
             The Directorate of Field Publicity is one of the Media Units of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. It is engaged in the task of publicizing various programmes and policies of the Government through its network of 207 Field Publicity Units under the control and supervision of 22 Regional Offices.

         Field Publicity came into existence in 1953 with 32 Field Publicity Units under the control of four Regional Offices. The set-up was created under the integrated publicity programme named "Five Year Plan Publicity Organization". The Ministry directly exercised administrative control over the Units and Regional Offices. Later a full-fledged Directorate was constituted in 1959 to supervise and control the activities of the Regional Offices and the Field Publicity Units and it came to be called "Directorate of Field Publicity".

          After the Sino-India war in 1962 and the Indo-Pak War in 1965, some radical changes in the approach and working of DFP became necessary in view of the urgent need for boosting the nation’s morale and for mentally preparing the people to meet any external threat. Accordingly, 34 more new units were created in 1963 and another 33 in 1965 for publicity exclusively in the border areas.  Presently, out of the present strength of 207 Field Units, 72 are Border Units.

Highlights
  • New website for DFP Hyderabad Launched
  • Directorate Of Field Publicity New website Updated.
  • In Assam May, 2012 ” Inspite of absence of field staff and deparmental vehicle in three unit, the units tried to highlight major themes and organised publicity programme in rural areas “
  • In Bihar May,2012 Inter alia, include campaign Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, Special Programme on World No Tobaco Day and publicity activities in border, naxal and minority dominated disticts. In all, The region organized a total No. 83 film Shows, 121 Oral Communication, 66 Photo Exhibition and 08 Special Programme
  • Andhra Pradesh May, 2012 all units of this region created awareness on Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan.
  • In Chhattisgarh of May, 12”, DFP, Durg unit organized a Multi Media Exhibition on Bharat Nirman at Vill.- Sundara, Distt. & Block- Rajnandgaon on dt. 21.5.12 to 27.5.12 ( 7days Program) with coordination of DAVP Exhibition Wing Raipur.
  • In the Naxal affected District-Sonbhadra the Campaign on Health, Right to Education, Right to Information, PPI and National Social Help Prog. were conducted.
  • All the units carried out a month-long intensive campaign on National Social Assistance programme by arrangin g area's specific programmes.
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