1. Media Person - Apply Online
2. Media Person- Update Your Application / Check Application Status
3. List of Accepted Applications of Media Persons
4. Officials- View Application

1. Foreign Journalists require either a J-VISA or an introductory letter from the respective foreign missions or a regular VISA and permission letter form Ministry of External Affairs.
2. The Photographers, Film Makers, other Audio-Video and Web media representatives from abroad must submit scanned copies of their J-VISA and other documents. Other formalities required are mentioned above.
3. An authority letter from the concerning Agency/Print Media/Electronic/Web portal media should be enclosed but should be produced in original at the time of collecting the authorization cards.
4. The Kumbh Mela Media Coverage authorization Cards would be issued duly signed by the Mela Adhikari, SSP and Director Information or their authorized signatories.
5. A Valid PIB accreditation card / State Level Accreditation card/Identity Card issued by the Ministry of External Affairs Press Division for foreign Media Persons is also acceptable as an identity proof. All accreditation Cards (except cards issued by the U.P.Information Deptt.) would be verified by a resident PIB Officer camping in media camp, Lal Sarak, Kumbh Mela.
6. Two Passport Size Photographs (3.5X 4.5 cms)
7. Other relevant identity documents, if required
8. The decision of the concerning authorities regarding providing accommodation facilities and the permission to use media centre work station by the media persons applying for facilities would be final and binding.
9. Merely filling in this form does not guarantee or entitle to any facility whatsoever.
10. For National/Regional Media Persons:-
The Media Persons having PIB/State Level Accreditation shall be considered for the sharing accommodation allotment for NOT more than three days at a time.
11. For the Media Persons from Abroad :-
The Media persons from Abroad may get accommodation on sharing basis.


I hereby declare that all above information filled by me is true and correct
Date:   (Signature of Applicant)

Important Note :

1.      The Scanned Copies of the Passport/VISA/Introductory letter/Accreditation Card etc.
2.    A scanned copy of an authority letter from the concerning organization.
3. Please carry two recent passport size photographs(3.5x4.5) at the time of collecting the Press Card.
4. Please keep the originals with you while visiting the Media Centre for verification and security purpose
1. Shri Indal Singh Bhadoria
  Deputy Director & Nodal Officer,
  Kumbh Mela 2013
  Information & Public Relation Department, Lucknow ,Uttar Pradesh
  Contact Number : 09453005350(M), 0522-2239132-35
2. Dr. Ashok Kumar Sharma
  Deputy Director & Incharge,
  Media Camp,Kumbh Mela 2013
  Information & Public Relation Department,Lucknow,Uttar Pradesh
  Contact Number : 09453005341(M), 0522-2239132-35
3. Shri R P Dwivedi
  Deputy Director & Co-Nodal Officer,
  Kumbh Mela 2013
  Information & Public Relation Department,Lucknow,Uttar Pradesh
  Contact Number : 09453005380(M)
4. E-mail id : upinformation@nic.in