State news programme in national channel launched


IMPHAL, 25 October: All Manipur Working Journalists Union president Wangkhemcha Shamjai today launched a 30 minute slot of Manipur and Assam News in `Sadhana Plus` a hindi-channel.
The launching function was held at the Manipur Press Club.

Speaking on the occasion, chief managing director of the Savannah Consultant Pvt Ltd Rajkumar Premjit said the consultant company has managed to francishee a 30-minute time slot in the TV channel for news of Assam and Manipur.

He said he has struggled for nine long years in the national capital in order to get the dedicated time slot for Manipur.

The 30-minute news programme will be telecast starting November 1 on the channel, he said.

Shamjai said the local media is doing well in disseminating news within their capacity however, when it comes to the national scene there has been a huge gap.

Manipur, although considered the gateway to the ASEAN countries, its current affairs are hardly reported by the national channels, he said.

The editorial is the backbone of a media house and subscribers should not skip it, he said,

He continued the letter to the editor is also important as anyone can do citizen reporting by writing a letter to the editor.

The launching programme was also attended by former Dean of Social Sciences, Manipur Prof. Ksh Bimola Devi as president and director Savannah Consultant Pvt. Ltd. Dr Savan Chongtham.


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