15 Newspapers of Jammu and Kashmir delist from DAVP advertisements
New Delhi, April 08 (Only Kashmir): Out of 804 newspapers which have been suspended from the list of Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP) advertisements for failing to submit regularity certificate, 15 publications from Jammu and Kashmir state have also been suspended in accordance with clause 25(b) of the DAVP Advertisement Policy- 2016. The publications include 8 from Kashmir province and 7 from Jammu province.
“It has been found that 804 newspapers/journals empanelled with DAVP have not submitted monthly issues from October 2016 to February 2017 in PIB/DAVP offices as per DAVP database,” an order issued by DAVP on 6 April 2017, a copy of which has been sent to the Department of Information for circulation, reads.
“In this regard, advisories are issued by DAVP every month. Despite this, the monthly issues are not being submitted by some 804 publishers, across the country, to the designated offices,” it said adding; “Hence these publications are being suspended in accordance with clause 25(b) of the DAVP Print media Advertisement Policy- 2016.”
The order states that as per Clause-13 of the DAVP Print Media Advertisement Policy-2016 pertaining to the ‘Regularity’ of the empanelled publications, it has been made mandatory for ‘all newspapers empanelled with DAVP’ to submit their copies to DAVP before 15th of the subsequent month failing which advertisements shall be stopped to such newspapers/periodicals.
Here are the J&K based newspapers suspended from DAVP advertisement list.
Kashmir: Baharti Vakil, Kashmir Rays, Maqsad, Mission Kashmir, Sadaqat-e-Rehbar, Samachar Post, Kashmir Frontier, Udaan
Jammu: Northeren Times, Panun Kashmir, Parchoolm, Pir Panchal Newsline, State Times, Speaking Ink, Northern Times (Sunday)