Vikash Sharma

The stage is all set for the 13th edition of Odisha Television Limited’s (OTV) annual convention, ‘Foresight 2023--Changing Times Changing Minds’ to be organised today.

OTV annual convention ‘Foresight’ 2023 is a unique platform where eminent personalities from different sectors, be it government, politics, entertainment and others come together and share their views, ideas and address several issues pertaining to governance, growth, leadership and development among others.

This edition will see several dignitaries including Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Prakash Guha, Managing Director, Zuventus Health Care Ltd, noted film director Vivek Agnihotri, actress Pallavi Joshi and others deliberating on burning topics.

The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari will be sharing his views on the ‘Vision for India in the Realm of Alternate Energy and EVs’ by attending the grand event LIVE virtually.

Jagi Mangat Panda, the Managing Director & Co- Founder, Odisha Television Network, will deliver the welcome address during the inaugural session of OTV ‘Foresight’ 2023 today.

One of the main highlights of OTV ‘Foresight’ 2023 will be noted director of movies like 'The Tashkent Files' and 'The Kashmir Files', Vivek Agnihotri and his wife and actress Pallavi Joshi who will be sharing their thoughts on the topic, ‘Choosing subjects by filmmakers without worrying backlash.’

Chetna Sinha, Founder Chairperson, Mann Deshi Mahila Bank and Mann Deshi Foundation will share insights on the topic, ‘When can the organised sector witness more Representation from Women work force’.

Similarly, the Managing Director, Zuventus Health Care Ltd, Prakash Guha will speak on ‘How Pharma Companies are curtailing the Growth of Fake drugs’ in the business session of the OTV ‘Foresight’ 2023.

Noted personalities from Odisha - Paramita Satapathy (Writer), Actor Siddhant Mohapatra, International Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik and writer Asit Mohanty will be participating and sharing their thoughts on, ‘Aajira Odia; Gatanugatika Dhara Tharu Kete Alaga?’

A special interaction with Bollywood Music Director Anu Malik will also be one of the major attractions of the OTV Foresight 2023--Changing Times Changing Minds’ this year.

A lot of people are also looking for the panel discussion on ‘How Mental Health Issues Continue to be Taboo Inspite of Advent in Medical Science’. The session will be attended by eminent personalities- Padmashree Dr. Tara Prasad Das, Vice Chairman, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Dr. Nimrat Singh, Clinical Psychologist, Behavioural Trainer & Author and Dr. Rajesh Chandra Mishra, Critical Care & Medicine in India & SAARC Nations.

Utkal University Vice- Chancellor, Sabita Acharya, NCERT Former Director, Prof. Hrusikesh Senapati, Mathematics Café Founder, Sabyasachi Rout will deliberate on the topic, ‘Impact of Ed.Tech Companies on Traditional Education System.’