Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The Day-3 of the International Conference ICAN3 organized by DME Media School organized a plenary session on the relevant topic Masterclass on India’s Misplaced Priorities: Community, Media & Policy on June 23, 2020. The session started with the opening remarks by Prof. Mohit Kishore, Assistant Professor, DME Media School. He welcomed all eminent speakers including the session chair Mr. Akram Hoque, Founder Editor of the Policy Times, Prof. Ambrish Saxena, Dean of DME Media School, and Dr. Susmita Bala, Head, DME Media School, and Convenor of ICAN3.
Master class focusing on ‘India’s Misplaced Priorities: Community, Media, and Policy.’ The first Master class of the conference was conducted by Mr. Akram Hoque, Founder Editor, The Policy Times, New Delhi and also The Policy Times is the proud media partner of the series of International Conference ICAN.
The session detailed India’s decision-making policies and elaborated on how a good decision is to be made by a policymaker or a government official. Mr. Hoque said, “Community, Media, and Policy can be our strengths and weaknesses”. He illuminated the hidden parts of India’s decision-making policies and stressed the dual nature of the community and media. He also put the focus on India’s strength of democracy and the potential for skill development and employment of the future workforce. He added, “Common people need to understand the importance of democracy, otherwise if we mixed capitalism and democracy it would be the most lethal thing and it will destroy us”.
With concrete research to back-up his claim, Mr. Akram, detailed out the positive changes India can implement to exterminate faults in policies such as job creation and our healthcare system among others which have been increased due to the Corona Virus pandemic. Regarding this India’s policy issue, and post covid activity, he also answered many questions very efficiently from every participant. Coming to the demographic deviant part, he said, “Education and employment is the biggest solution to control population, we need to educate women and allow them to work”.
Prof. Ambrish Saxena, Dean of DME Media school concluded the session with thanking Mr. Hoque and all of the participants. He said, “Unfortunately there is some big question on certain policies and definitely as for their implementation is concerned that is always being an issue. Everything depends on policymaking and governance and policymakers should focus on that otherwise not only India’s economy will remain backward but the health system won’t survive”.
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