It was said in the television journalism training started in Dinajpur, though the number of television channels increased recently, no attempt has been initiated to train up the broadcast journalists to enhance their efficiency to meet the increased demand of the country.
Arranged by mass communication oriented education centre CCD, the weeklong training course started in Dinajpur today. In the inauguration of the training course held at Dinajpur Chamber Bhaban conference room, Municipality Chairman Shafiqul Hoque Chhutu said, television channels have to play more public interest and welfare oriented role in the country. We have to focus and highlight the unheard voice and socio-economic situation of the marginal and backward people through electronic media.
Renowned British Television Journalist and Media Consultant of the Thomson Foundation Mr. David Quen is conducting technical sessions of training course supported by European Union. Central Coordinator of CCD and Reporter of television channel CSB Mahfuzur Rahman Mishu is co-facilitating the training sessions. Among others, General Secretary of Dinajpur PressClub Golam Nabi Dulal and CCD Director G M Mourtoza addressed the inauguration function while Convenor of Economic Journalists Network (EJ Net-Dinajpur) Nurul Huda Dulal was in the chair.
A total of 21 television journalists working in Dinajpur, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon and Nilphamari districts are taking part in the TV Journalists Training on Economic and Trade Reporting. Networking Officer of CCD Abu Hena, Training Organizer Sarder Mohiuddin, Information Officer Arafat Ali Siddique, Evaluation Organizer Rashed Hasan and Organizer Aminul Islam assisted the course to be ended on 5 August.