Be it optimistic criticism or highlighting success tales, the media has been repeatedly including power to India’s democratic ethos, the prime minister added in his written message on the day, being celebrated just about with a webinar organised by the Press Council of India.
“From creating mass awareness about important issues to contributing to a behavioural change in society for the larger good, we have seen how the media as a valued stakeholder has furthered the efforts of the government and helped many initiatives like Swachh Bharat and water conservation grow into mass movements in the last few years,” he stated.
In his message, learn out by PCI chairperson C Ok Prasad, Modi stated he was heartened to study that the Council was celebrating the day. The webinar being held on the theme ‘Role of media through the Covid-19 pandemic and its affect on the media’ with contributors from a number of different nations additionally displays the “enabling power of technology”, he stated.
The prime minister added that at a time the world is up in opposition to an unprecedented disaster within the type of Covid-19, the nation’s struggle in opposition to the pandemic is powered by the restraint and resolve of its 130 crore residents.
In such a state of affairs, the media has been repeatedly doing distinctive service by spreading consciousness in opposition to the Covid pandemic.
“In a post Covid world, India is marching ahead with its resolve to build a strong and ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’. Media is giving our resolve the shape of a big campaign and carrying forward the message of ‘Vocal for Local’,” he stated.
The prime minister stated the world is quickly altering and there may be have to harness India’s entrepreneurial power, intent and expertise to broaden this imaginative and prescient throughout all sectors.
“With digital technology showing the way, Indian media’s endeavour towards ensuring a stronger presence globally will strengthen our vibrant media landscape,” he stated.