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Quiz Competition on Doordarshan Day by JMC at KCA

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | September 18, 2023 11:49 AM

AMRITSAR: A quiz competition was organized by the Post Graduate Journalism and Mass Communication Department of Khalsa College, Amritsar (KCA) on the 64th anniversary of Doordarshan Day. All the students of the Journalism Department of the college participated in this competition. The main objective of this quiz competition is to educate and inform the students about the story of Doordarshan from its inception to its success.

Speaking on this occasion, College Principal Dr Mahal Singh said that knowledge has provided many wonderful tools to man, one of these wonderful tools is Doordarshan. Television is such a wonderful device that some time ago, it was considered a thing of imagination. In the modern era, Doordarshan is an important means of obtaining information along with entertainment. Earlier its use was limited to affluent homes in metropolitan cities, but currently it has reached every home in cities and villages.

On this occasion, the coordinator of the department, Prof. Jaspreet Kaur told the students important facts on Doordarshan and said that today Doordarshan has 34 satellite channels, Doordarshan is the largest broadcaster in the country with 14 thousand ground transmitters and 66 studios. The students were also shared the knowledge that Doordarshan has 66 studios across the country, out of which 17 are in state capitals and the remaining 49 are in different cities.

On this occasion, Journalism Department Incharge Dr. Sania Marwaha congratulated all the prize winners for their excellent performance and encouraged them to actively participate in similar programs of the department. In this competition Esha Sharma of BAJMC -Vth Semester bagged the first prize , Charanjot of BAJMC -Vth Semester got the second prize whereas Roshni of BAJMC-Ist Semester got third prize. Prof. Soundraya, Prof. Hari, Prof. Surbhi, Prof. Jaskirat, Prof. Harjeet and Prof. Bhavani were also present on this occasion.

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