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The directorate of press is entrusted with the following tasks

1 Verify /Cross Check the proposed titles of any newspaper/periodicals /news agency with the consultant/approval of Press Registrar, Press Information Department, Government of Pakistan Islamabad and Commissioner Deputy Commissioner for issuance of NOC in this regard.
2   Verify the proposed title of Printing Press with the consolation /approval concerned Commissioner/Deputy Commissioner for issuance of NIC in this regards.
3 Scrutiny of periodicals and then, if require, in case of any objectionable material the same are referred to the Home Department for necessary action.
4 This Directorate also deal Sub –judice Cases in connection with any dispute arises between two newspaper /owners /publishers >Mostly over the issue of title.
5 To maintain record of Printing Press in Province of Sindh.
6 Receive gratis copies of newspaper & periodicals to maintain their recover and Regularity.
7 Issuance of Regularity Certificate to Publisher for purpose of obtaining ABC Certificate from Press Information Department.
8 Letter for inclusion in Central Media List issue to Director /Assistant Director (Advts) Press Information Department, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad. On his request.
9 To maintain Frequency Report of newspaper/periodicals from Interior of Sindh in order to issuance of Regularity Certificate.
10 Issuance of NOC for change of publisher ship t o Commissioner /Deputy Commissioner concerned.
11 Issuance of change of Keeper ship (printing press) to concerned Commissioner /Deputy Commissioner
12 Issuance of NOC for change of periodicity of any publication to the Commissioner /Deputy Commissioner concerned.
13 Issuance of letter to concerned Commissioner/ Deputy Commissioner and Home Department for stopping illegal publication.

Registered List of News Agencies.

Name of News Papers / Periodical in Sindh Province.