Uttaranchal School of Journalism & Mass Communication organized a guest lecture on “The Journey of Doordarshan & Its contribution in Human Empowerment” on the occasion of “Doordarshan Establishment Day” on 15 September.
The event was inaugurated with the lighting of the lamp by Dr Jitendra Kumar Sinha, Director, USJMC, Uttaranchal University, Mr Raghvendra Pandey, News Director, Doordarshan Dehradun as a keynote speaker, Mr Paramjit Singh , Manager CRC Uttaranchal University, and Mr Vibhum Agarwal Manager CRC Uttaranchal University. The event was coordinated by Mr Ved Praksh, Assistant Professor, USJMC, Uttaranchal University. The Doordarshan is an autonomous public service broadcaster founded by the Government of India. Doordarshan was established on 15 September 1959. It is one of India’s largest broadcasting organisations in terms of studio and transmitter infrastructure.
Mr Raghvendra Pandey started his session with the history of Doordarshan and then he went to establish the relationship between Doordarshan and its role in human empowerment. Doordarshan came into existence to slowly change the way we get informed, educated, entertained and of course, empowered through its programs. After his speech, he also answered the queries of students in the Q&A Session.
The event ended with the vote of thanks proposed by Mr Ved Prakash, Assistant Professor, USJMC.