Dr Subhash Chandra, the founding father of Zee Media and the chairman of the Essel Group, said on Friday that if expertise is dealt with correctly, it could assist allow Mahatma Gandhi’s concept of Swaraj to turn into a actuality.
Whereas addressing a seminar at IIT Hyderabad he mentioned that immediately’s structure isn’t because it was envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi. “The that means of Gandhiji’s Swaraj was to provide management of governance on the village degree.”
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Speaking about expertise Dr Chandra mentioned that it needs to be used for the great of society.
“I need to say one factor that simply nearly as good and evil go collectively, expertise will also be used for good and dangerous works in the identical method. Due to this fact, whereas expertise shall be used for good, it will also be used for evil functions.”
The Rajya Sabha MP mentioned that in his opinion expertise holds the potential for radical modifications. Referring to the Nineties, when Zee TV was launched, Dr Chandra mentioned that if Zee TV wasn’t began, the five hundred+ channels that now we have immediately wouldn’t exist.
“If Zee TV had not began, immediately there are about 563 TV channels in India, wherein about 12 million folks work, all this is able to not have occurred.”
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Discussing the evolving facets of latest expertise and OTT (Over The Prime) media, he mentioned that even with the altering surroundings TV channels proceed to be strengthened, with its content material being seen greater than ever.
Calling OTT a brand new medium of distribution, he mentioned that at the same time as expertise alters type the older mediums like TV “will proceed to run parallelly.”