Bhubaneswar: Every responsible media house needs to focus on the real issues of people, rather than run for frivolous things, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik during the anniversary program of Prameya News7 in Bhubaneswar on Saturday.
Congratulating the media house, Patnaik said that Prameya and News7 continue to play their role responsibly as a leading media house in Odisha. It has gained public trust by bringing forth the news of people from different sections of society and of different areas.
“In the current times, Media is omnipresent. Its presence is massive, and the amount of information it directs at people is mind-boggling. It’s really a difficult time both for the news presenters and consumers. In this context, holding on to the roots of media ethics, searching for truth, and promoting democratic values can show the right direction. Every responsible media house needs to focus on real issues of people, rather than run for frivolous things,” said the Chief Minister.
“As you know, Odisha is making massive strides in the development front with visible transformation in many sectors. In the background of a strong social security system, we are now on the verge of witnessing an economic boom. In the recently held Make-in-Odisha-3.0, we have received investment intents of a humongous Rs 10.5 lakh crore. This has the potential to create over 10 lakh jobs. And then, there is the multiplier effect on economy too. We need the support of our people from every sector of society including media,” he added.
The Chief Minister asked all to work together for an empowered, happy, and prosperous Odisha.