He further added that happenings in the world can best be reflected through photography and therefore photojournalists play a vital role in development of the society.
He was speaking at the 4th anniversary of Photo Journalists Association of Goa (PJAG) at Kala Academy in Panjim.
He said photojournalists are an important part of the society. However, they should not misuse the powers they enjoy, but instead use them for the welfare of society.
The Chief Secretary also inaugurated the 3-day photo exhibition organized by PJAG in association with Department of Information and Publicity.
On this occasion, senior photographers Nandu Zambaulikar, Subhash Kashinath Naik, Jose Maria Zilberto Goes, Dattaram Virnodkar and James Goes were felicitated for their outstanding services in the field of Photography.