National Public Relations Day celebrated

23 Apr,2012

By A Correspondent

 

The National Public Relations Day was observed by the Bhopal Chapter of Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) at a function held at Krishak Jagat Office recently.

The theme of this year’s National PR Day was “Cancer Awareness”. Speaking on the occasion, guest speaker Dr KV Pandya, Director, Jawaharlal Nehru Cancer Hospital high lighted the types of cancers, techniques to detect it and remedial measures that can be taken. He asked the PR practitioners to promote cancer awareness.

 

Dr Pandya also added: “Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. It accounts for 7.4 million deaths. It often creates fear, which comes out of ignorance and misconception. PR People must take pledge to create awareness on this dreaded disease”.

 

Mr. Vijay Bondriya, Chairman, PRSI Bhopal Chapter, said that the National and Public Relations Day is observed to highlight the growing role of public relations practice in the society today, as well as to make its practitioners aware about their professional responsibilities.

 

Mr Vishnu Khanna, Vice Chairman, PRSI Bhopal, added that today’s PR has assumed great importance in the day-to-day functioning of the government and other organizations. Mr KC Mouli, Advisor, PRSI Bhopal underlined the need of PR education for which PRSI is making endeavours at the national level.

 

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