Tumakuru Head office  & other branch offices Name with complete address.

Department of Information and Public Relation

Near Gubbi veerana kalamandira,



Contact details(office Name, Designation & Landline no.)

Office of the Assistant director,

Department of Information and public relation,

Landline: 0816-2278509

Fax : 0816-2278509

Hierarcy of office

  1. Assistant director
  2. Information assistant
  3. First divition assistant
  4. Librarian cum receptionist
  5. Typist
  6. Driver
  7. D – group

Department general information(About the department, objective, vision)

Information and public relation office came into existence as a co-ordinating department between Government and public via media.

Objectives :

The department  creates awareness among public about the various welfare programmes of Government and motivates them towards the schemes. For this purpose the Department is in co-ordination between various media.

The departments Head offcie is in Bangalore. Apart from this the Department is active in all the 30 districts . And it also has VarthaKendra in NewDelhi and Hubli.

Programmes and schemes.

  1. Madyama samparka :-  April – 2014 to March -2015. press tour, photo release and fuel expences. 
  2. Vicharasankirana :- October-2014.  Mahathma Gandhi Jayanthi.
  3. Gramavahini :-  June-2014 to February – 2015.  Government programme campaigning in various villages. 
  4. Gramasamparka :-  June-2014 to February – 2015.  Through Song and Drama teams Government programmecampaigning in various villages. 
  5. Dress equipments for Drama team :- June – 2014.

Facilities / Services provided by  the department & procedure to get facilities / services.

  1. Accreditation and smart card  facilities for journalist.
  2. Joining local papers for media list to get Government advertisement.
  3. providing Government news to local media using  online facility.
  4. providing pension  for retired journalist.

Other information

There are Nine media list joined daily local papers, one weekly, one monthly paper and 18 accredited Journalist in the District.