As a part of the push to the unique and innovative Journalism initiated by Village TV (an initiative of Spearhead Media Pvt Ltd and Global TV, the first internet TV), GYAN, the mentoring team of Village TV, is offering to train enthusiastic youth as E Journalists.
The E Journalists are expected to do a new kind of journalism called Q Journalism or Quarantine Journalism for the time being. Later they will continue to do it as Electronic (digital) journalism and will get into Enthusiastic Journalism utilizing every opportunity and challenge that they encounter to better themselves and the nation.
Manifold Media opportunities for the youth
Today, Villages have become the focal point of development all of a sudden. People of the villages have scattered in search of livelihoods. E Journalists are expected to connect the villagers globally and help speed up the development process. the future of the Nation is in the hands of the youth which will form a majority of the populace by 2050.
Village TV is creating opportunities for the front runners among the youngsters to open up the window of positive journalism and connect their villages to the world. Identification of resources and finding ways and means to create wealth for the people is the need. Innovative thinking and path-breaking creativity has to come from the youngsters. Brilliant and innovative ideas from the villages presented by them will be shared across the nation through Village TV channels. Ambitious youngsters can become active partners in the make of Atmanirbhar Bharat by taking Local to Global and not the reverse. It is in this direction the C++ Challenge is presented to young India.
Training and Mentoring by GYAN Team
While the young talents will be encouraged to flourish and grow by themselves, they will also be regularly trained and nurtured by a world-class GYAN Management Team in the art and craft of rooted Journalism with a heart. This training is being offered for 100 days (approx 3.5 months) and includes, theory, practice, and mentoring under the watchful eye of experienced mentors of the GYAN Team. All it costs the trainee is is Rs: 1200 per head, which is too good an offer to refuse. Successful completion will earn the E Journalist a Certificate from Village TV too and a chance to intern and work full/part-time with Village TV on a revenue share basis. Later as the scheme for the issue of Nano Opportunity Cards mentioned in a previous article takes off, they will be the first to receive admission to the scheme.
The GYAN (Global Youth Activity Network) team identified and engaged in this noble activity by NV Paulose of Global TV and Lal Goel, Chairman of Organ Donation (India) Foundation and GYAN, and the Owner of Pandit Resort and Spa, Moodabidri in Mangalore consists of, besides Shri Lal Goel and Shri NV Paulose, CA Valerian Dalmaida, Dr. SK Pattanayak, Dr. PP Devan, Dr. Sudhir Sharan, Dr. Kurian, Shri Srinivas Pejathaya, Fr. Saleen Joseph, and Shri Narayan Raj. The Professional team of GYAN will give the youngsters instant support and regular back up to boost their enthusiasm and skills. They will share their lofty values, ancestral, and anecdotal wisdom with the youngsters.
Village TV is at the core of this rural youth empowerment program
The web-based village level visual media outreach program set up by Spearhead Media and Global TV, the first Internet TV on the lines of community radio, known as ‘Village TV’ was launched at a formal ceremony held at Peri Anganawadi, Hosangadi village, Belthangady Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District on Thursday, October 24, 2019, by Dr. CV Ananda Bose, IAS (Rtd), Principal Advisor, Heritage Project, Government of India and the one-man commission appointed by the Ministry of Labour to draw up an action plan on Migrant labor, Prof P Subramanya Yadapadithaya, Dr. Santosh Kumar Pattanayak, Former MD, Indian Railways Financial Corporation (New Delhi), CA Valerian Dalmaida, Mentor, Spearhead Group. Alva’s Education Foundation trustee Vivek Alva.
It was a grand rurally tinged – to match the purpose – ceremony. More importantly, it is a modern avatar of Mahatma Gandhi’s dream to make the village the cornerstone of development.
Hosangadi – the chosen one
The Hosangadi Grama Panchayat was declared as a model Grama Panchayat in 2007 and has undertaken several progressive Eco-friendly initiatives and what are considered by many to be best practices. These include My House; My Road, My House; Clean House, My Shop; Clean Shop, My Plant; My Tree. Participating in the launch of Village TV is just the beginning of a new chapter in its progress and that of the self-reliant progress of all 65000 inhabited villages in India.
Speaking about this initiative, Shri Lal Goel, Chairman GYAN said, “Village TV is a powerful initiative to fulfill the Prime Minister’s Goal of an Atmanirbhar Bharat. And this hands-on training program at a nominal cost is the first step in meeting the objectives of Village TV – taking the Local, Global. We have made a good beginning with the inauguration of Village TV by Dr. Ananda Bose, but now the onus is on all of us to take this initiative forward to its logical conclusion. In these difficult times, as we emerge from COVID19 Crisis of confidence, this is the best way to build confidence in abilities and to carry the positive messages embedded deep in our villages to the world”.
So youth are encouraged to take the lead as a speaker, editor, organizer in this unique initiative and sign up to be an E Journalist. You can now join the program and practice from home anywhere in India until it is safe to move around. At the appropriate time you will get interesting assignments at locations close to you. Media gives you regular opportunities to meet up with great personalities who are otherwise not available to you.
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