Desh Bhagat University organised a guest lecture on ‘Television Production & Presentation’ for the students of Faculty of Performing Arts to enhance their knowledge regarding media trends. A large number of students from the departments of Media, Journalism, Animation and Graphics attended it. The Key-note speaker on this occasion was Mr. Om Gauri Dutt Sharma, Deputy Director General (Programmes), Doordarshan Jalandhar. While interacting with the students, Mr. Sharma explained that Doordarshan is one of the most effective sources of Information, Education and Entertainment. He discussed some of the famous programmes of DD Punjabi like Sur Sirtaj, Lashkara, Chat Show, Geet Bahar and Akhara etc. Mr. Sharma informed the students about the latest techniques being used in the electronic media in general and the programmings in particular. He also dwelt upon the competencies, skills and limitations of an artist as well as a presenter. He explained that while interacting with the audience, a presenter or an anchor has to be careful with his vocabulary and style of presentation. Students can make their careers in the field of entertainment industry with hard work and dedication. The students evinced a keen interest in the lecture and asked relevant questions to clear their doubts. The expert speaker also shared his experiences with the students and guided them.
Desh Bhagat University Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh and Pro Chancellor Tejinder Kaur said that Doordarshan has made a respectable place in the society and the need of the hour is to make programmes more entertaining as well as educative for the viewers and give right direction to the society. Registrar Dr. Virinder Singh thanked the learned speaker for his highly illuminating talk. He averred that such academic progrmmes proved quite useful for the students as these give them firsthand knowledge and practical exposure.