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DD News vacancy requires incumbent to provide reports to PMO, execute its instructions

The vacancies advertised include Delivery Planning and Execution Managers (Shift), Senior Image/Video Analyst and Editor, Video/Image Editor and Optimisers, Creative Writers and Social Media Mavens, Social Media Entrant, Online Research Managers, Social Media Creative Art Director, People Operations and Onboarding Manager, Data Scientists, Strategy Manager and Insights Officer, Head of Analytics and Insights and Social Media Delivery Planning Officer.

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New Delhi, Jan 12 : Ahead of the general elections, Doordarshan News is planning to vastly upscale its social media presence in the coming months with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) expected to keep a tab on its efforts to compete with private channels in digital space.

Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited, a government enterprise under the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, has come out with an advertisement for 24 vacancies that specify detailed roles and responsibilities with the Social Media Officer and Project Delivery Head also responsible “for providing reports to the PMO and to execute the instructions laid out by PMO office“.

The applications, for “digital/social media project”, were invited on contract basis initially for six months and carry remuneration ranging from Rs 47,000 to Rs 1,95,000 per month. The last date for sending applications was January 10.

The responsibilities of the Social Media Officer and Project Delivery Head include working as team leader of social media, handling day to day affairs, hiring and managing the right talent pool for the social media team and ncreasing the social reach of DD News.

The “parameters” recommended for the post include sound knowledge of global social media and digital trends, advertising, marketing, team management, being tech savvy and being comfortable in use of new emerging technologies.

The vacancies advertised include Delivery Planning and Execution Managers (Shift), Senior Image/Video Analyst and Editor, Video/Image Editor and Optimisers, Creative Writers and Social Media Mavens, Social Media Entrant, Online Research Managers, Social Media Creative Art Director, People Operations and Onboarding Manager, Data Scientists, Strategy Manager and Insights Officer, Head of Analytics and Insights and Social Media Delivery Planning Officer.

The last three posts carry remuneration of Rs 1,95,000 per month.

Among the roles of Delivery Planning and Execution Managers (Shift) will be increasing social media outreach of DD News in Hindi and English through Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

The Video/Image Editor and Optimisers will be required to optimise and edit so that videos and images are delivered in socially shareable formats most suited for the social media platforms.

The Creative Writers and Social Media Mavens will be responsible to identify and write content which will connect with the digital audience and will increase visibility for DD News content on social media platform.

The responsibilities of Social Media Entrant include “gathering story and content for trending stories by themselves or as guided”.

The Online Research Managers will also be responsible for understanding and predicting “the trends for future needs backed with research and data mining.”

The post also requires the incumbent to prepare comparative report for trends used by other private channels and by DD News besides being responsible for analysis of content posted over the internet.

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AAP will Support Congress if Next PM is From Grand Old Party: Amanatullah Khan

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New Delhi, Jan 23: Openly announcing support for Rahul Gandhi in 2019, Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatullah Khan on Wednesday said that the party would extend support to the grand old party as there is much likelihood that the next Prime Minister would be from the Congress .

“Abhi bahar mujhse koi keh raha tha ki log keh rahe hain ki Congress ko vote isliye denge kyunki Pradhanmantri unka banega, hum ye keh rahe hain ki agar Pradhanmantri unka hi bana toh hum bhi usey support kar denge,” Khan said indicating that 2019 is Modi vs Rahul Gandhi.

The major statement by AAP’s Amanatullah Khan was made in the presence of Chief Arvind Kejriwal at the Delhi Waqf Board meeting.

The chairman of the board, urged the Imams of the city mosques to support the AAP and said, “People are saying they will vote for the Congress because the next prime minister will be from that party.

Muslim voters should elect AAP in Delhi and if Congress wins at the Centre, “it will draw our support”, he said.

Kejriwal also said that his party will support anyone except Narendra Modi and Amit Shah.

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INA veterans to march in Republic day parade

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New Delhi: The Indian Air Force Marching Contingent on Rajpath during Republic Day Parade 2018

New Delhi, Jan 23 : For the first time, four veterans from the Indian National Army (INA) of Netaji Subhash Chadra Bose will take part in the Republic Day parade on Rajpath.

The move is considered as an unprecedented honor for freedom fighters and the acknowlegmentof the contribution of INA in the Indian independence

According to the report, the veterans- Parmanand, Lalit Ram, Hira Singh and Bhagmal. The four are aged 95 plus.
The four veterans, who fought World War II, will be seated in jeeps that will march past Rajpath during the Republic Day parade.

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Piyush Goyal given temporary charge of Finance

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New Delhi, Jan 23 : Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was on Wednesday given charge of Finance Ministry in the absence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who is in the US for medical treatment, apparently ruling out his recuperation in time for the interim budget to be presented on February 1.

Goyal will hold the portfolios of Finance and Corporate Affairs on a temporary basis till the resumption of duties by Jaitley, who has now been made a Minister without portfolio, a Rashtrapati Bhawan communique said.

Jaitley (66) had a kidney transplant in May last year and then too Goyal was put in charge of Finance and Corporate Affairs.

“The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, hereby directed that during the period of indisposition of Arun Jaitley, the portfolios of Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs held by him, be temporarily assigned to Piyush Goyal, in addition to his existing portfolios.

“Further, as advised by the Prime Minister, Arun Jaitley be designated as Minister without portfolio during the period of his indisposition or till such time he is able to resume his work as Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs,” the communique said.

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