Budgam: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Budgam, S F Hamid on Friday said that zero tolerance towards corruption, perform or perish and pro-people Governance shall remain guiding principles/ agendas for District Administration Budgam to perform in the district.
The DC said this while chairing an interactive session with media persons working from District Budgam at Conference Hall, here.
As many as 25 media persons representing various reputed national and local media organizations attended the meeting.
At the outset, DC said that the media is the important and fourth pillar of Democracy, helping District Administration to perform more accurately and efficiently.
He said the media works as an interface between government and public. He said that good journalism can lead the national or local government to formulate social policies to effect positive transformation in the lives of people.
He said that District Administration is committed to work on important agendas which include zero tolerance towards corruption, perform or perish, and deliver pro- people Governance across Budgam.
The DC urged the media fraternity to assist District Administration to perform under these top agendas.
He assured media persons full support from District Administration in highlighting the genuine public issues for their prompt redressal.
He urged media persons to follow journalism ethics in letter and spirit while performing in the field and ensure quality journalism is displayed by each one of them.
On the occasion, media persons raised a number of issues pertaining to the media fraternity including operation of unregistered news portals, accommodation and other issues.
The DC assured them that all their genuine issues shall be taken up with the relevant quarters for prompt resolution.