State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in Mumbai

State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of
Maharashtra Held in Mumbai

A State-level Nirankari Media Training Workshop was held in Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan, Chembur in Mumbai on July 27-28, 2018. Besides members of the local Press Team, 102 saints dealing with media on behalf of the Mission came from other Zones in the State. Eight delegates came from Surat in Gujarat and two from Belgaum, Karnataka.

State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in MumbaiState-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in Mumbai
State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in MumbaiState-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in Mumbai

The largest participation was from Kolhapur Zone with 22 delegates, followed by Solapur with 17. The participants from other Zones were: Nagpur and Nashik-9 each; Chiplun-8; Aurangabad and Satara-7 each; Dhule-6; Pune-5 and Wadsa-4.

State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in Mumbai

Organised on behalf of the Press and Publicity Department, the Workshop was inaugurated by Shri Bhupendra Chugh, Zonal Incharge Mumbai by lighting the sacred lamp. Shri Kirpa Sagar, Member Incharge Press and Publicity Department from Delhi, Smt. Sarabjeet Shauq Additional Zonal Incharge and Members of Faculty including Shri Gopal Ram Dev Ji, and Shri Sanjay Chugh from Delhi and Shri Pravin Chhabra from Mumbai also participated in the ceremony. Shri Kirpa Sagar presided over the Workshop.

The principal objective of the Workshop was to familiarize the participants with the professional needs of the media with special emphasis on the writing of news and production of feature articles. They were also acquainted with the latest thrust of the Mission’s ideology with reference to the requirements of the Press and Electronic Media.

State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in Mumbai

In his inaugural address Shri Bhupendra Chugh said, “You are all fortunate to have got this Sewa even though it is so sensitive. You are promoting the true and spotless image of the Mission through news-channels and newspapers. This workshop will provide you the guidelines for carrying out you task successfully.”

State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in Mumbai
State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in MumbaiState-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in Mumbai

In his Presidential address during the inaugural session, Shri Kirpa Sagar highlighted the media approach of the Department and said that we should take the advantage of every small and big occasion so that the information about the Mission reaches more and more people and they are attracted to the fold of the Mission. It should also be our effort to remove the doubts wherever they exist so that the devotees’ faith in Satguru and the way of life based on God-knowledge is strengthened.

State-Level Nirankari Media Training Workshop of Maharashtra Held in Mumbai

In subsequent sessions the participants were familiarized with the philosophy of the Mission, its conventions and Samagams as also the professional subjects like feature articles public relations, electronic media, photo coverage, news writing, Internet and social media. The participants found the workshop quite useful. They sought many clarifications in the Question – Answer session.

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