Through this calendar, DAVP is attempting to tell the story of India's transformation in the past 10 years," Tewari said after launching the calendar.
Over the years DAVP has been successful in developing a composite broadbased social advertising brand -- Bharat Nirman -- which caters to disseminating information on various flagship schemes, welfare programmes and achievements of the government.
The fact that the advertisement was sent to the DAVP late on Saturday evening could have led to the oversight because of shortage of time, the sources said.
This could be at the newspaper level, at the DAVP level or at any lower level, but nobody can, in his or her wildest dreams, suggest that this is deliberate, or that the government is trying to promote the Pakistani military officer.
, the nodal multimedia agency of the government, is now over 55 years old but it is still as active as ever -- its business increased by over 200 per cent in the last five years and the agency expects to cross Rs 600 crore by the end of the present financial year.
I was not even aware that the DAVP
had conducted a talent hunt and selected my illustrations out of some 100-odd entries.
The minister urged media players to evolve a consensus on issues like FDI, the Press and Registration of Books ( PRB) Act and the rate structure of DAVP
advertisements within the industry.