Q. Define communication.
A. Inteaction or conveying your ideas to others is called communication.
Q. What are different means of communication? Write about them in detail?
There are two ways /means of communication—personal and mass communication.
1.PERSONAL COMMUNICATION—major means of personal communication are:1. a)PNT-Indian Postal Network-it is the largest in the world.
–handles parcels as well as personal written communications.
b)–there are two types of mails first and second class mails. First class mail include cards and envelopes and it is air lifted between both land and air.
Second class mail includesbooks, packets, registered newspapers ans periodicals.
–they are carried by surface mail covering land and water transport.
c)To facilitate quick mail delivery we have six mail channels they are called—Rajdhani, Metro, Green ,Business, BulkMail and Periodical channel.
2.TELECOM NET WORK OF INDIA: India has one of the largest telecom network in Asia. It has become possible through development in space technology and communication technology
--Two-thirds of the villages in India have already been covered by STD(Subscriber Trunk Dialling) telephone facility.
--the govt. has made special provision to extend 24 hours STD facility in every village in the country.
--there are uniform rates of STD facility all over the country.
Q. What is mass communication ? Explain with the help of examples.
A. Mass communication is a communication in which masses are communicated at a same time by one source.
--it provides entertainment and creates awarerness people about various national programes and policies.
--it includes radio, T.V, newspaper, magazines, books and films.
1.AIR- All India Radio(Akashvani) broadcastes a variety of programes in national , regional and local languages for various categories of people spread over different parts of the country.
2. Doordarshan- the National T.V channel of India is one of the largest terrestial network in the world.
--it broadcasts a variety of programes from entertainment , educational to sports, etc .for people of different age groups.
3. India publishes large number of news papers and periodicals.
-- there are of different types depending upon the periodicity.
-- they are published in about 100 languages and dialects.
-- largest number of news papers published in the country are in Hindi, followed by English and Urdu.
4. India is the largest producer of the feature films in the world.
-- it produces short films; video feature films and video short films etc.
-- Central Board of Films gives certification to certify both Indian and foreign films.