National Public Relations Day: All India Corona Awareness Competition ‘Bharat Jagega : Corona Bhagega’ for Mass Communication / PR Teachers and StudentsDear Friends,Greetings for a very-very meaningful National Public Relations Day !We, the Public Relations and communication professionals of India celebrate April 21st as the National Public Relations Day , under the umbrella of Public Relations Society of India to re-dedicate ourselves to give our best to the profession and upgrade the quality of our services. The Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) was established in 1958 to promote and strengthen Public Relations as a profession by taking-up professional development programmes. We are observing this years National PR Day activities for last one month and wish to continue for yet another month to create Awareness about Corona.
All India Corona Awareness Competition ‘ Bharat Jagega : Corona Bhagega’I take this opportunity to announce an All India Corona Awareness Competition ‘ Bharat Jagega : Corona Bhagega’. Paper Presentation Competition for the mass communication/ Public Relations teachers on ‘ Role of Media in Covid- 19 Awareness ‘, ‘ Challenges in Corona Awareness in India’ or ‘ Management of Public Perception : Covid -19’ and ‘ Public Participation in Corona Fight ‘. Participants can choose any of the subject. Every participant will be given participation certificates and first, second and third prizes of Rs 11,000/-, Rs 7,000/- and Rs 5,000/- respectively will be awarded. Papers will be the property of PRSI and can be used for publication.Film Competition for the mass communication/ Public Relations / journalism students on ‘ Covid- 19 Awareness ‘is also being organised.
Every participant will be given participation certificates and first, second and third prizes of Rs 5,000/-, Rs 3,000/- and Rs 2,000/- respectively will be awarded. Film duration will be 30-60 seconds.Entries will be received till 15th May,2020.I am forwarding to you two mailers for different competitions for PR / Mass Communication Teachers and Students which may please be forwarded to respective groups / individuals across the country for greater participation.I pray to the almighty that we overcome this crisis and bring back life to its beautiful phase . We have been distancing from each other to save this life and once again we shall be together and celebrate togetherness. Public Relations has always something to offer in solving a problem and yet again we have to prove that we exist.Let us defeat Corona !Om Sai Ram !Yours truly,Ajit Pathak