KU to host ‘Media and Publishing Conference’ on 26 September RS News

SRINAGAR: The Publications Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is organizing a ‘Media and Publications Conference’ in association with Public Relations Centre, University of Kashmir at Srinagar on 26th September.

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Professor Nilofar Khan, Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University will be the chief guest. Eminent speakers addressing the event include administrators, linguists, academics and domain experts.

The conference will include a session on the development roadmap of the sector based on the growth story across various sectors and domains, outreach initiatives by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, and the Media Landscape for Youth: Opportunities and Challenges; a panel discussion on the linguistics and publishing landscape in the region, notable literary works, publication landscape, challenges and opportunities ahead, with a focus on the heritage and richness of languages ​​in the region; and, a talk on the craft of writing the English language and academic publications.

In addition, during the event, a book exhibition of selected works of the Publications Department, in collaboration with CBC, J&K, and Public Relations Centre, University of Kashmir, will be organized, where books in various languages ​​will be on sale. -Concessional rates on September 25-26 at Gandhi Bhawan.

About Publications Division

The Publications Division is a collection of books and periodicals of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting highlighting subjects of national importance and the rich cultural heritage of India. Established in 1941, the Publications Division has emerged as a premier publishing house of the Government of India, providing quality publications in various languages ​​on India’s heritage on land and people, history of the freedom movement, art and culture, flora and fauna, Gandhian literature, Spiritualism and mysticism, biographies of the builders of modern India, speeches by presidents and prime ministers, books on contemporary science, economy, history and other topics with an underlying focus on Indian society and readers; and children’s literature.

Apart from books, the Publications Division also publishes 18 monthly magazines, including Yojna, Kurukshetra (English and Hindi), Bal Bharati (Hindi) and Aaj Kal (Hindi and Urdu), and an employment weekly Employment News (Hindi, Urdu)/ Contains employment news. (English). These magazines have a huge readership and high credibility among the public. These magazines show the progress of the government and the country in various fields covering a wide range of topics such as economic development, rural reconstruction, community development, literature, culture, children’s literature and information on employment and career opportunities.

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