Information and Culture

The Information, Culture & Youth Affairs Department is the focal point for the projection of the Government of Punjab through media. It is, therefore, linked with the activities and plans of other government departments and Offices acting as a service department for other offices.

The Department also acts as a bridge between the Government and the press and electronic media, providing a well suited platform for free exchange of views from both sides. The department acts as the enabling arm of the Government for the promotion of art and culture and preservation and display of archaeological treasures of Punjab.

Their objectives are achieved by providing infrastructure in the form of buildings for Arts Councils and Art Galleries, arranging cultural programmes, preservation and projection of archaeological/ cultural heritage through the establishment of museums, financial assistance to cultural and literary bodies and awards for literary/publishing endeavors. The department also patronizes and facilitates meaningful activities by youth organizations in coordination with the Federal Government.

Further details about the department are elaborated in below mentioned links: