India Communication Policy and Strategy for Development
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About the Book :
The book is a compilation of selected papers presented at the International conference organized by the Media Research Centre on the theme of communication policy and strategy for development. The chapters of the book comprise of ancient communication policy of Bharatavarsha to the modern-day digital methods of communication. The chapters also raise pertinent questions regarding whether a unified communication policy is possible for India? Discussions have also centred on social inclusion, children, education, human development, behavioural change to mention a few. Views regarding communication policy from specific countries like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan has also been included to give a broader outlook to policy and strategy. Cases about digital policy, polio, cashless transactions, higher education and a few others has been discussed from the Indian scenario. This book would help communication and media scholars, policy studies to understand the necessity of a policy and its implications on the larger society.
About Author :
Padma Rani (Ph.D. Sociology, 1997, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi) is a communication researcher and teacher at School of Communication, MAHE, Manipal. She is the coordinator of Media Research Centre. She has conducted funded research projects from NCW& UNFPA. Her areas of interest are Information communication technology with special interest in the area of Digital media. She is guiding Ph.D. research in the area. She has presented research papers in various international conferences like IAMCR and AMIC. She was awarded a DAAD scholarship for teaching media and communication studies at Bremen, Germany. She was invited in 2016 as a visiting professor to the Technical University of Nuremberg. She teaches both under-graduate and post-graduate students of communication and media studies.
Binod C. Agrawal (Ph.D. Anthropology, 1970, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA) is a well-known International Communication Research expert. He has a reputation of being innovative in research methods and techniques, institution building, management and teaching leadership. Founder Director of several institutions and a university. Earlier he worked for over two decades and pioneered use of qualitative methods for communication research during the world famous Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE), 1975-76 and led an interdisciplinary SITE social research team of over 100 social scientists. Author of two dozen books and several dozen articles in national and International Journals and continues to publish. He is currently the Mentor of Media Research Centre at School of Communication, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal.