UP to launch helpline for journalists across the state

| Monday, January 25, 2016 - 10:00
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

Helpline, call centre for journalists to be launched in UP

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will on Monday inaugurate, what is being touted as the first-of-its-kind helpline for journalists across the state, an official said.
The helpline -- 1880 -- hosted by the state information and public relations department comes with a call centre for convenience and help of media persons, director (information) Ashutosh Niranjan told IANS.
A computerised 'letter and file tracking system' will also be launched by Yadav.  This helpline will make communication easier for journalista all over the state.
With massive red-tape and a slow bureaucracy, the tracking system of files, an official said, was aimed at time-bound disposal of the important files. 
The information department has also digitised over 40,000 rare and important photographs and negatives of snaps which have historic value. 
A special supplement on eminent litterateur Amrit Lal Nagar will also be launched by chief minister Akhilesh Yadavon Monday along with the helpline.
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