Profile Sh. Samir Kumar (Head PBNS)
Samir Kumar, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta is also ex-IAS(allied) and has worked with ABN AMRO, Deutsche Bank and RBS in London, Tokyo and Singapore at senior positions.
Presently he is serving the nation by working on the mandate of building New India’s Public Broadcaster, as Head, Prasar Bharati News Services and Digital Platform.
Before this he was CEO of Hindusthan Samachar.
He is also National Award recipient for feature film production.
He is co-founder and advisor to many startups in the domains of Agriculture, HeathCare, Education, Media and IPR.
His recently published book “Unfolding intellectual Property Rights” is becoming reasonably popular.
Few Editorial Written by Sh. Samir Kumar(Head PBNS)
Prasar Bharati News Services
PBNS is digital arm of India’s public broadcaster that has been providing digital content for the past three years. Its Telegram Channel provides articles (news and feature), videos (pointers and anchor), interviews and more to be used by any other platform for free.Today, everyone uses smartphones and other digital devices for news consumption. In this digital age, incorporating videos and other multimedia elements, a local-focus with segment-wise content targeting are some of the important elements which have been adopted by PBNS to make the news relevant and engaging.
From long-form articles to well-researched explainers about government policies, developments, or events to short videos on current affairs, a variety of content is available on the PBNS Telegram channel. The wide range of content can easily be picked up by any publisher for free to set the editorial or commercial content on various platforms like newspapers, magazines, books, and more. The video content of the channel can also be picked up by teams of editors, designers, or freelance contributors who create the content and manage video productions.
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