A three-day Bharat Nirman Public Information Campaign to disseminate information about various welfare and developmental schemes of the Centre and State government will commence here on Friday.

This is for the first time that such a campaign is to be organised in Tiruchi by the Press Information Bureau (PIB), Chennai.

In connection with the campaign, an exhibition would be organised at the St. John’s Anglo Indian Vestry School ground here in which different stalls would be set up to showcase various schemes of different departments of Central and State governments.

Discussions, quiz contest, interactive sessions and cultural programmes will be conducted during the campaign which concludes on February 24.

The objective of the campaign was to reach out to the people and create awareness about various welfare and developmental schemes of the Central and State governments, the Additional Director General, PIB, south zone, Chennai K.M. Ravindran told reporters here on Thursday.

Senior officials of Central and State governments would take part in the exhibition and explain about the welfare schemes of the Government.

The Prime Minister’s 15-point scheme for minorities, National Rural Health Mission, Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission,

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme and Right to Information Act are among the mosaic of schemes which would be explained to the public during the course of the campaign.

As part of the campaign, documentary films would be screened in six villages on the city’s outskirts to explain about different schemes to the rural masses.