PRESS INFORMATION BUREAU
The information material released by the Bureau in Hindi, English,
Urdu and other regional languages reaches to over 8408 newspapers and media
organizations. The Bureau at Headquarters has a team of officers who are
attached to various Ministries and Departments for the purpose of assisting them in
dissemination of information to the media. They also provide feedback to their assigned
Ministries / Departments on people's reaction being reflected in media towards Government
policies and programmes. As part of the Special Services the Feedback Cell prepares daily
digest and special digests based on news stories and editorials from national as well as
regional dailies and periodicals.The Features Unit of the Bureau provides backgrounders, updates,
infonuggets, features and graphics. These are circulated on the national network and on the
Internet and are also sent to the Regional and Branch Offices for translation and circulation
to the local press. PIB arranges photo coverage of Government activities and the
photographs are supplied to dailies and periodicals published in English and other Indian
languages all over the country.
PIB is connected to 29 Regional Centres by video conferencing system through NIC studios. This enables media persons at Regional Centres to participate in Press Conference in New Delhi and also in other parts of the country.
PIB provides accreditation facility to media persons so as to make easy access to information from the Government sources.
(For more information visit PIB's home page at www.pib.nic.in)