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The Department of Information and Cultural Affairs is the nodal agency for all information and public relations activities of the West Bengal Government. Apart from dissemination of general information to the masses through different media, the department with its expertise in mass communication exercises initiates planning, conceptualise ideas and prepares designs and kits for effective execution of publicity campaign to popularise the policies, programmes and activities of the State Government as well as its stands on major social, political and economic issues through press releases, films, journals, exhibitions, advertisements, cultural programmes etc.
The department has four directorates -
(1) Information   (2) Culture   (3) Film   (4) Archaeology.

Principal objectives of the department are:
  • To disseminate information about the activities & achievements of the State Govt. through different media through the well-knit network of offices in the districts & sub-divisions.
  • To keep the Ministers & other senior Govt. functionaries aware of the public reaction reflected through the media & other sources.
  • To promote & preserve our cultural heritage including the folk culture.
  • To preserve our archaeological heritage.
  • To organize state ceremonies & to extend hospitality to the visiting Indian & Foreign dignitaries.

Minister-in-Charge

Mamata Banerjee

Address: Nabanna, HRBC
Building, 14th Floor, 325, Sarat
Chatterjee Road, Mandirtala
Shibpur, Howrah-711102
Phone: 2214- 5555,2214-3101
Fax: 2214-3528
Email: cm-wb@nic.in

Minister of State

Sri Indranil Sen

Address: Nabanna, HRBC
Building, 9th Floor, 325, Sarat
Chatterjee Road, Mandirtala
Shibpur, Howrah-711102
Phone: 2250 1023/2250 1024
Fax: 2214 4422
Email: mos.ica.wb@gmail.com

Principal Secretary

Sri Vivek Kumar, IAS

Address: Nabanna, 9th Floor,
325, Sarat Chatterjee
Road, Mandirtala Shibpur,
Howrah-711102
Phone: 2214 3614, 2253 5201
Fax: 2253 5201
Email: secica@wb.gov.in

Nodal Officer

Sri Alokojjal Bandyopadhyay,Joint Secretary & EODF

Address: Nabanna, 9th Floor,
325, Sarat Chatterjee
Road, Mandirtala Shibpur,
Howrah-711102
Phone: 2253 5108, 2253 5293,
2253 5109,6261(Ext)
Fax: 2253 5201
Email: ica-dept@wb.gov.in
Last updated on: Wednesday, 1st May 2019
Information Source: Nodal Officer, Department of Information and Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal
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