Shri Subhash Chandra Goenka visits
Virtual Voyage college of Design, Media & Management
It was a great occasion for Virtual Voyage College to host a greatest name in the Education & entertainment sector – Mr Subhash Chandra Goenka .He is a global name in the Education & Entertainment sector . His passion for the Education sector is such that he till date holds a motivational career guidance session for Indian students via Television . Zee network is also a pioneer in On-air learning/teaching channels like Zee-Q and Zee- Learning .
Session with students @ Virtual Voyage
Mr Subhash Chandra Goenka had a great time with students of Virtual Voyage. He took the students through his life and journey to the top which motivated the students to excel in their respective streams. The interactive bunch of students asked Mr Subhashji various questions and discussed different issues relevant to India’s education scenario. Virtual Voyage student Guneet Kaur says “Subhash Chandra sir is one of the greatest personality I have ever met and this session will help me be a leader rather than a follower”. The students gifted Subhash Chandra Goenka a self sketched portrait of him which was much appreciated by him .
About Subhash Chandra Goenka
Subhash Chandra is an Indian media mogul who is chairman of Essel Group . He launched the country’s first satellite television channel Zee TV in 1992 and later the first private news channel, Zee News. His business interests also include a newspaper chain (DNA), cable systems (Wire and Wireless Ltd), direct-to-home (Dish TV), theme parks (EsselWorld and Water Kingdom), online gaming (Playwin), education (Zee Learn), flexible packaging (Essel Propack), infrastructure development (Essel Infraprojects Ltd), family entertainment centres (Fun Cinemas), precious metals (Shirpur Gold Refinery) and healthy lifestyle & wellness (Veria Living).
As a philanthropist he has set up TALEEM (Transnational Alternate Learning for Emancipation and Empowerment through Multimedia) to provide access to quality education through distance and open learning. He is also the Chairman of the Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of India a movement to eradicate illiteracy from rural and tribal India. The Foundation provides free education to nearly 11 Lakh children across 39769 Villages in 21 states through one-teacher schools. He is also the moving force behind the Global Vipassana Foundation a trust set up to help people raise their spiritual quotient.