Jamshedpur: Press Club of Jamshedpur marked National Press Day with a seminar at the Center for Excellence auditorium. SSP Kishore Kaushal, chief guest, highlighted the enduring importance of journalism in the interest of society. Acknowledging the challenges faced in the present era, SSP Kaushal, who transitioned from journalism to police service, commended the role of journalism as a constant and indispensable medium.
Sarvesh Kumar, Chief, Corporate Communications, Tata Steel, emphasized the enduring relevance of print media even in the age of new media. He praised the influential journalism of Jamshedpur. Radheshyam Aggarwal, Editor of Uditvani, received an honor from the press club during the event. Agarwal noted that while journalists in the new era may have luxurious cars, the dignity of journalism has diminished.
Senior journalists were recognized at the program, including SN Dubey, Anand Kumar, Rangadhar Nanda, Devanand Singh, Anni Amrita, Udit Aggarwal, and Binay Purti. During the seminar, Prabhat Khabar editor (Jamshedpur) Sanjay Mishra encouraged viewing the challenges of new-era journalism as opportunities.
Dainik Bhaskar editor Sanjay Pandey stressed the importance of journalists courageously fulfilling their duties in the current scenario.
Ispat Mail editor Chandrabhushan Singh viewed National Press Day as an occasion for journalists to reflect and resolve to face new challenges. The welcome address was delivered by Jai Prakash Rai, editor of Chamakta Aaina, who highlighted the event’s significance in providing a platform for journalists to unite and discuss the future.
Club’s General Secretary Anjani Pandey extended the vote of thanks. Press Club President Prashant Singh Putul presided over the event. Legal expert Jaiprakash, social worker Premchand, and other dignitaries were also present, making the seminar a comprehensive gathering of media professionals and esteemed guests.