Journalists have significant role in democracy: Minister PC Sharma

Bhopal: The Minister for Public Relations PC Sharma, while dedicating the newly-constructed District Jansampark Bhavan in Betul, said that Journalists have significant role in democracy. They guide the government by revealing the facts of the development. He said that the new government has substantially increased the facilities provided to journalists. The Minister for Public Health Engineering Sukhdev Panse presided over the inaugural programme.
Sharma said that Public Relations Department should not only become a government office but also become an important source of information for the common man. He announced to sanction Rs. 14 lakh for the boundary wall of the newly constructed building costing Rs. 50 lakh. He also assured to appoint the staff in the office soon.
Minister Sukhdev Panse appreciated the positive attitude of journalists of Betul district and said that they have always take lead in raising the problems of the area. Journalists have been apprising of development work to the public through newspapers and television. He expressed gratitude to the journalists for their positive support in the development of the district. MLAs Nilay Daga, Dharmusingh Sirsam and Brahma Bhalavi also addressed the programme.
Former MLA Vinod Daga, Administrator of District Cooperative Bank, Arun Gothi, Member of District Planning Committee, Sunil Sharma attended the programme.