An ongoing thought leadership platform by the Network, India Revival Mission, has been conducting series of curated initiatives through discourses and deliberations with global visionaries, key policymakers, influencers and corporate leaders who share their vision and actionable insights to accelerate India’s economic resurgence.
Has the pandemic upended the brick and mortar classroom education system? Prof Himanshu Rai, Director, IIM Indore, Prof Sanjay Srivastava, Vice-Chancellor at Manav Rachna Institutions and Manish Dalmia, Director, Marketing & PR, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) , share how technological and digital platform adoptions have enabled them to switch from physical to virtual mediums. Rallying the stakeholders together - the students, faculty, parents and recruiters, they emphasized that pedagogical tools will witness increased digital adoption, while future education will lay more focus on societal responsibility, hygiene, and mental health.
The committee, mostly of government officials and two journalists P Sainath and Rajat Sharma, was formed in May to "put in place a mechanism for States to come up with their own rankings of press freedom, coordinate with stakeholders and improve visibility of steps taken by government for journalists.
The study observed that 595 senior executives in the media industry alone had changed jobs and attributed the hiring frenzy that the sector witnessed to a positive business environment for media companies resulting from increased demand for content from consumers and friendly foreign investment rules.
“There is definitely a need for a level playing field amongst the different media, but level playing field will not mean that we bring everybody under a very heavy regulatory structure. In fact, during the last six years of the present government, the entire focus has been on ease of doing business and on having less but more effective regulation,” Khare said.
On Monday, names of four new members - music composer Salim Merchant, BJP spokesperson Shaina NC, Dainik Jagran editor-in-chief Sanjay Gupta and media professional Alok Agwarwal who has worked in companies such as Network 18 and Zee news, were approved as part-time members of the board.
In an attempt to improve its communication on critical matters, the government has also instructed PIB to alert the minister concerned as well as senior officials in ministries in case there is an article that is “highly critical and demands a stronger response from the government”.
In a statement, TRAI said that after issuing the new tariff order for broadcasting services it was noticed that consumers were facing difficulty to opt for TV channels or bouquets of their choice on the web portal or applications of their respective Distributed Platform Operators (DPO).