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Seminar on Role of IT and New Media in Education by WDF

“There is no department in education which is not influenced by the information technology and new media” said Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios while inaugurating two days seminar on role of IT and New Media in Education at India International Centre in New Delhi. “The four other mediums of Media like Print, Radio, Television and Cinema are also now addicted to the fifth brother New Media. These mediums cannot be separated” Marwah added giving case study of his own organizations.

The seminar is organized by World Development Foundation, NGO committed to sustain and enrich the lives of the poor and socially excluded for the development and education of unprivileged under the leadership of Dr.H.O.Srivastava. The other speakers who spoke on the occasion wereYogesh Kochhar Director Microsoft Corp., S.N.Goswami MD ML Asia, Dr Malti Goel advisor to Govt. of India.

The foundation later distributed cash prizes to three poor parents for the education of their children. The inaugural program closed with the handing over the Life Time Achievement award to broadcaster Padamshri H.S. Jolly and Padambhushan Jasdev Singh.

The two days seminar will cover the topics, discussion and workshop on New Media for Science, Community Radio, Content Development, Content Policy, Content Production etc.and A.K.Bhatnagar, Dr.R.Shreedhar, Abhilaksh Lekhi, R.K.Singh, Yogendra Pal, Dimitri Fague, P.S.Sundram, Bandana Mukhopadhyay, Anita R. Gautam, Sajan Venyoor, T.R. Malakar, Dr.B.K.Jha, L.S.Bajpai, Rajiv Shukla will be the speakers.

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