PIB Chandigarh organises Rural Media workshop at Solan


DW BUREAU / solan Press Information Bureau, Chandigarh , Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India , on Tuesday organised Rural Media Workshop (Vartalap) here. The workshop was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner, Solan KritikaKulhari, by lighting the lamp,in the presence of Additional Director General (Region) Rajinder Chaudhry. The event also included another media programme - Integrated Communication & Outreach Programme (ICOP) conducted by Central Bureau of Communication, Chandigarh. As Government of India is celebrating 5th RashtriyaPoshanMaah 2022 in September, the focus of the event was on the themes of "MahilaaurSwasthya" and "Bacha aurShiksha". Deputy Commissioner, KritikaKulhari, on the occasion said that PoshanAbhiyaan is not just limited to Anganwadi workers , and that , it has multiple facets to itself. ADG Rajinder Chaudhry speaking on the occasion said that the launch of 'Azadi Quest' by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, is a great step, in a series of efforts by the government to acknowledge the contribution of freedom fighters and unsung heroes during the freedom struggle of India. He also informed that as India has risen to stand among the top 5 countries in the gaming sector, 'Azadi Quest' can tap into the huge market of online gamers as gaming sector has grown by 28% in 2021 alone and by 2023 the number of such gamers is expected to reach 45 crores. Asst Director, PIB Chandigarh HarshitNarang also gave an interactive demonstration of the gaming app by taking answers from the media persons and students for questions of the game. There was also a discussion on the Role of media in crisis management, changing media scenario due to emergence of new/social media and other relevant issues and the need to counter false news. The workshop was hosted by Asst Director HarshitNarang. While addressing the conference, Chaudhry emphasized the need for parents to promote the right kind of foods among their children with nutritional content best suited for their growth and development. He further added that children must refrain from eating unhealthy junk food and switch to healthy home-made meals for the best of their health. (editor@dailyworld.in)


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