Vikash Sharma

The world is currently witnessing a lot of turmoil owing to several issues. On the other hand, several key developments in India have also become the centre of discussion on the global stage. With the 2024 elections around the corner, people in the country are looking forward to the biggest festival owing to the rapid strides that the nation has taken under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s regime. Against this backdrop, the stage is all set for Odisha Television Limited’s (OTV) annual convention ‘Foresight 2024--Changing Times Changing Minds' which will be held on January 13 (tomorrow).

OTV Foresight 2024 promises a healthy discussion on several key issues, including the upcoming 2024 Elections, rural India, and the Opposition as well.

OTV annual convention ‘Foresight’ 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 of OTV’s annual convention ‘Foresight 2024 will see the participation of eminent personalities including Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Pratima Bhoumik and Yog Guru Ramdev among others.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and Kumari Pratima Bhoumik will share their views on the topic, “Reaching The Last Mile: Developing The Rest of India.”

Yog Guru Baba Ramdev will share his valuable insights on the topic, ‘Gramin Bharat ki Arthaniti main brand Swadeshi ka Yogdaan’.

The noon session of OTV Foresight will see top brains coming together to deliberate on the topic, ‘Is Media Truly Playing Its Role As The Fourth Pillar Of The Democracy’. Kartikeya Sharma, MP and founder of iTV Network and Vice-President, the National Broadcasting Federation (NBF) will be speaking on the burning topic.

MD and CEO of TV9 Network, Barun Das will be seen sharing his views on the topic, ‘News Plus: The Future of News’. The session will be moderated by Litisha Mangat Panda, the Head of Business-Digital, Odisha Television Network.

Author and Journalist, Rahul Shivshankar will attend another session on ‘Modi and India: 2024 and the Battle for Bharat’.

Rajya Sabha Member and Deputy leader & Spokesperson of Shiv Sena Priyanka Chaturvedi, MP Saptagiri Ulaka will share their views on the topic, ‘Election 2024: National Opposition Parties, Mudda for Rural India?’

The last session of OTV Foresight will see deliberations on the topic, ‘Sthira Sarakarare kete vikasita Gaon ra Odisha’. Former Odisha State Information Commissioner Dilip Bisoi, Former PCC President Prasad Harichandan, and Dhamnagar MLA Sooraj Suryabanshi will share their views on the topic during the session.