DIRECTOR GENERAL

Mr. Manzoor Ali Memon

Mr. Manzoor Ali Memon holds MS in Communication and Policy with Merit from prestigious London School of Economics (LSE), UK. He is an officer of Information Group of 25th Common Training Program of Civil Services of Pakistan and presently working as Director General (IP) BS-20 at Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Islamabad. His distinguished career spans over 22 years with diversified working experience in administration, public policy/ diplomacy, public relations and media management with a vast exposure both at the national and international level. He has served in PID, PEMRA, ISA, Cyber Wing, DEMP, PPHI and NAB. He was also posted at an important diplomatic assignment as Press Attaché/ spokesperson to Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi.

CONTACT DETAILS

DESIGNATION

OFFICE PHONE

FAX

EMAIL

DGIP

0092-51-9203744

0092-51-9103744

dg.ip@moib.gov.pk

Dir. Media

0092-51-9201288

 

dirmedia.ip@moib.gov.pk

DD (M-I)

0092-51-9103648

NIL

 ddm1.ip@moib.gov.pk

DD (M-II)

0092-51-9208722

NIL

ddm2.ip@moib.gov.pk

Council Section

0092-51-9103501

0092-51-9097752

ddcouncil.ip@moib.gov.pk

Dir. Press

0092-51-9206998

 

dirpress.ip@moib.gov.pk

DD (P-II)

0092-51-9103560

NIL

NIL

DD (P-III)

0092-51-9103523

NIL

ddp3.ip@moib.gov.pk

AD (P-I)

0092-51-9103558

NIL

 adp1.ip@moib.gov.pk

AD (P-II)

0092-51-9103514

NIL

adp2.ip@moib.gov.pk

ORGANOGRAM

INTRODUCTION

To ensure citizens’ freedom of expression and right to information as enshrined in the Article-19 of the Constitution of Pakistan

MISSION

To make policy intervention to empower citizens through free access to information on Government policies and initiatives

VISION

Providing a robust platform for the development of public and private sector media, and ensuring free flow of information on government policies through effective communication strategies.

FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES

  • It formulates Government’s media-related policies in consultation with all the stakeholders to keep people well-informed through dissemination of authentic information, and ensuring their right of access to information.
  • This wing engages journalists/editors/media owners/ representative bodies (PFUJ, CPNE, APNS and PBA) to address issues relating to media.
  • It coordinates not only with other ministries but also extends professional/ administrative support to public sector Broadcasting/News organizations (PTV, APP, PBC, ATV), autonomous media regulators (PCP & PEMRA) as well as to Press Information Department (PID), Directorate of Electronic Media and Publications, Information Service Academy to ensure smooth disposal of the state business.
  • SECTIONS/WINGS

    MEDIA SECTION

  • Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC)
  • Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA)
  • Directorate of Electronic Media and Publications (DEMP)
  • Shalimar Recording and Broadcasting Company (SRBC)
  • Matters of Defence Planning Committees related to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  • All matters pertaining to PBC including courts cases
  • All other Electronic Media related policy issues and court cases
  • PRESS SECTION

  • APPC, Press Council, NPT, ITNE
  • Financial assistance/supplementary grants for Journalists, Press Clubs and News Agencies
  • Fixation of advertisement rates of Electronic Media
  • Issues related to Print Media
  • Implementation of President, PM & cabinet directives
  • Civil Awards, foreign trainings and seminars
  • Redressal of grievances of Journalists and advertising agencies
  • Cases of fixation of advertisement rates of newspapers / periodicals
  • Issues related to APNS / CPNE
  • 8th Wage Board Award
  • Cases for inclusion in the Central Media List
  • Administrative matters of Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) and the related court cases
  • Administrative/ Budget matters of Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees (ITNE) and Court cases
  • Inland and foreign trainings of the officers belonging to main Ministry, its attached departments and associated organizations (PTVC, PBC, APPC, SRBC, PCP & ITNE)
  • Nominations of officers for various educational scholarships to study abroad
  • Cases for civil awards in respect of media personnel including artists and journalists
  • To coordinate participation of representatives of this Ministry and related organizations in the international conferences
  • President/ Prime Minister’s messages to Newspapers and Periodicals
  • AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION (ABC)

  • Audit of Newspapers/ Periodicals and issues of ABC Certificate on Net Paid Circulation (NPC)
  • Placement of the Newspapers/Periodicals in the Central Media List to receive the public sector advertisements
  • COUNCIL SECTION

  • Coordination and procurement of replies to the Parliamentary questions from the Organizations / Corporations / Bodies under administrative control of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and their submission to the respective House of the Parliament after their approval from the competent authority.
  • Work associated with the Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting of the two Houses of the Parliament, preparation of folders / briefings for the Minister / Secretary, relating to the Parliamentary Business including Rota-Days and various meetings of the Standing Committees.
  • Arrangement of Security Passes for officers / officials of the Ministry and its attached departments for smooth entry into the Parliament.