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Information Unit is one of the six support Units in the Ministry charged with the responsibility to publicise the activities, projects and programmes of the Ministry.
Among others, apart from keeping a close mutual working relationship with the various media organizations, the Unit is also responsible for the direction of information management as discretion dictates, in order to maximally bridge all gaps in communication flow, thus putting the Ministry's image in its proper context.
VISION - To be an efficient image-maker that effectively communicates and publicizes the activities, programmes, goals and objectives of the Ministry
MISSION - To create a better understanding/awareness for the Ministry’s mandate/activities in the eyes of the public (stakeholders) and at the same time create and promote a positive image for the Ministry.
Information unit in an organization works directly under the office of the Chief Executive. In the case of BNP, the Unit reports to the Honorable Minister/ Permanent Secretary and, by extension, covers all the Ministry's activities.
Basically, the unit is charged with the responsibility of regular gathering, compilation and dissemination of information and keeps records of activities of the Ministry. Under its proper coordination, effective coverage of activities of the BNP is provided and maximum publicity is given through print & electronic media.
The unit also employs effective media relations through regular and periodic interaction with various media organs/channels to create a better understanding of the Ministry's mandate, and enhance its corporate image in the eyes of the general public.
It is also responsible for the direction of information management as discretion dictates, in order to maximally bridge all gaps in communication flow, thus putting the Ministry's image in its proper context always.