Panaji: August 20, 2016 … Chief Minister, Shri Laxmikant Parsekar said that Photographs tell more than words and is an effective medium of communication in print media.  Photos disseminate the required meaning without saying a word and weightage to news article.

 Shri Parsekar was speaking at World Photography Day and prize distribution function organised by Photo Journalist’s Association Goa (PJAG) in collaboration with Departmetn of Information and Publicity in the city recently.

 Speaking further Shri Parsekar said, Media is the fourth pillar of Democracy and photo-journalists who are part of it play important role to bring the news in pictures to the readers.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Sidharth Kuncalienkar, MLA, and EDC Chairman said that Photographs is a powerful medium of conveying message. He said newspaper is not complete without Photographs.

Director, Information and Publicity Shri Jayant Tari, assured that the Department will always work for the welfare of the Journalist and the benefits of various schemes for the betterment of Journalist would be passed effectively to the beneficiaries.

Chief Minister Shri Parsekar also inaugurated Photo Exhibition on the occasion.

Minister for Tourism Shri Dilip Parulekar was also present on the occasion.

Shri Aatish Naik, President Photo Journalist’s Association Goa welcomed the guests. Shri Ganesh Shetkar compered the function.