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Make fear-free, safe India 

India's image changed across world 

Nobel laureate Shri Kailash Satyarthi calls upon youth 

Orientation programme of Makhanlal Chaturvedi University begins

Bhopal, 27th July 2017: Known as ambassador of peace, Nobel laureate Shri Kailash Satyarthi called upon youth to work for fear-free, secured India. Youth is not a problem but a solution. Vedas also say that all working for betterment of the society should come together. India's image across the world has changed now. 

Shri Satyarthi was speaking in the inaugural session of three-day orientation programme of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication here at Samanvay Bhawan as the chief guest. He said that anger should be there in human against injustice, atrocity and wrong things and that ultimate brings changes in the society. He expressed deep concern over use of children, women and youth in violence across the world and pointed out lack of security to children in India as well.

Shri Satyarthi further said that it is absolutely wrong belief that children are deprived of education and kept away from books and schools only due to poverty. All children across the world can be sent to school if the Europe reduces one sixth of its expenditure on cosmetic items, or the USA reduces one fifth expenditure of its tobacco or one week expenditure on army can be reduced. 

He said that right to education was brought in the Constitution because of efforts by him as a common man. He realized the need of the law for education to children during his efforts to provide education to children freed from child labour. The yatra taken out from Kanyakumari as part of campaign got huge response and 163 MPs attended it at different places. 

Quoting his experience after receiving Nobel peace prize, he said that he received 40,000 invitations from different countries for attending their functions. It was found that it would take further 175 years if he attends all. 

He exhorted youths to get education and shared his experiences of movement against child labour. 

Chairing the inaugural session, University Vice-Chancellor Prof Brij Kishore Kuthiala called upon students to take resolution to work for the society and the country, along with pursuing career. Distinguished personalities of different fields are invited in the orientation programme so that students can get more knowledge apart from their career oriented education and which can be further useful in working for the society. Programme convener and head of mass communication department Sanjay Dwivedi conducted the proceedings. 

On the occasion, Nobel laureate Shri Satyarthi was felicitated. Floral tributes were paid to former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam. University's publications, 'Atulya Bharatam' and 'Media Navchintan' were released in the programme. 

Being sensitive is essential for journalist: Shri Ansari

In the second session on "Future of Television News", Aajtak news anchor Sayeed Ansari said to be sensitive is very essential for becoming journalist. If a person feels needs and sufferings of the common public, only then he can be a good journalist. He said that one should enter in journalism as a job. He or she succeeds in the profession only when he or she has desire for mission. The mission is the main mantra for existing long term in media industry. Informing about future of television news, he said that subject based channels would come afore in the future. The scope for new comers will expand but certainly competition will also increase. The media will have the requirements of subject experts. Head of Journalism Department Dr Rakhi Tiwari conducted the programme.

Cinema is expansion of human brain - Shri Sen

In the third session on 'Career in Film Making', film director Shri Sudipto Sen said that cinema is expansion of human brain. The film expands whatever human sees and feels. He said that students should prepare themselves for film making so that industry choose them. The industry requires human resources because machine cannot make film. He said that Hollywood earns crores by showing poverty and hunger of the country. India is like a market for the remaining world and it he found when several models were selected for miss universe, miss world and later, skyrocketing growth was seen in a cosmetic item producing company which has turn over of Rs 1900 crore from Rs 90 crore in short term. Head of Advertising and Public Relations Department Dr Pavitra Shrivastava conducted the programme. The last session of the first day was focused on University's history, development, admission, ragging, and examination process. Shri Dwivedi, Dr Shrivastava, Dr Tiwari and exam controller Dr Rajesh Pathak addressed it.