The agency has registered a case against unidentified officials of BOC, along with Harish Lamba, Aarti Lamba and Ashwani Kumar

exchange4media Staff Jul 13, 2021 3:18 PM


The Print Media Advertisement Policy 2020 states that ad distribution that was earlier in rupee terms will now be in terms of space, which has been now increased from 50% to 80% for vernacular dailies

Tasmayee Laha Roy Jul 29, 2020 8:26 AM

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The unnamed officials allegedly placed government ads in newspapers that are no longer in circulation

exchange4media Staff Jun 26, 2020 4:40 PM


A government advisory on the matter also says that no publication will be blocked under regularity during the period of lockdown

exchange4media Staff May 5, 2020 12:21 PM


The Bureau of Outreach and Communication (DAVP) has withdrawn its May 10, 2018 order, which controlled ads of tender notices in newspapers

Nishant Saxena Aug 7, 2018 9:00 AM


The study will reportedly help govt allocate money for advertisements in a better way

exchange4media Staff Jun 18, 2018 3:22 PM


The Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity had suspended the empanelment of these newspapers for breach of journalism norms

exchange4media Staff Apr 11, 2018 9:00 AM


Indian Information Service (IIS-1984) officer Ghanshyam Goyal was appointed as head of the Bureau of Outreach Communication (BOC), a unit formed by merging the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP), the Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP), and the Song and Drama Division (S&DD).

Nishant Saxena Mar 7, 2018 8:54 AM


The Indian government has decided to deny official advertisements to publications that indulge in “fake news” and “wrong reporting”

exchange4media Staff Nov 6, 2017 8:56 AM


The Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity manages the advertisement campaigns and publicity initiatives of central government ministries and departments

Saif Ahmad Khan Jul 26, 2017 8:17 AM


There has been a significant increase in the ad expenditure by state governments over the years. In some cases, it has been surprisingly unprecedented. Here is a peek into the top 5 ad spending states of India.

Ruhail Amin Jul 26, 2017 7:54 AM


While Smriti Irani has replaced Venkaiah Naidu as Minister for Information & Broadcasting, K Ganesan has made way for Esther Kar to become the Director General of Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity

Saif Ahmad Khan Jul 20, 2017 8:04 AM


Effective from July 10, the new policy subjects news channels and GECs to five and six time bands, respectively

Saif Ahmad Khan Jul 10, 2017 8:06 AM

DAVP rates for radio advertising likely to be revised?blur=25

The Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity (DAVP) has issued an advisory for fresh empanelment and is seeking suggestions from radio operators regarding ad rates on FM

Abhinn Shreshtha Sep 9, 2016 4:47 PM

I&B Ministry frames new print media advertisement policy?blur=25

The objective behind this policy is to focus on transparency & equity in the release of government ads. The policy will also incentivize big category newspapers which are willing to publish advertisements of educational institutions at DAVP rates by giving additional business of 50% in volume terms, as compared to those which are not willing to accept such terms

Abid Hasan Jun 13, 2016 8:18 AM

DAVP appoints Vijay Singh as its new Joint Director?blur=25

Vijay Singh is a JAG officer of IIS Group A and is presently working as Joint Director, DAVP, Guwahati.

Abid Hasan May 6, 2016 8:04 AM

Doordarshan owed Rs 80 crore from various govt departments?blur=25

According to media reports, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar said that DD has not been paid outstanding dues to the tune of Rs 79.66 crore by various central and state govt departments, including PSUs

exchange4media Staff Aug 1, 2014 8:20 AM

DAVP asks TV & radio channels to stop running Bharat Nirman ads from today?blur=25

The advisory has been issued in order to adhere to the election code of conduct, which is expected to come into force soon ahead of the Lok Sabha polls

Abid Hasan Mar 3, 2014 7:43 AM

Govt to invest Rs 180 cr to promote 'Glimpses of the India Story'?blur=25

Approximately Rs 60 cr has been earmarked for Phase 1 of the campaign. The initiative is a multi-media effort by GoI, unveiled by Manish Tewari recently

Abid Hasan & Priyanka Mehra May 20, 2013 8:05 PM