Times Now Navbharat, the Hindi news channel from the Times Network was launched at Times Now Summit 2021 on Wednesday.
Announcing the launch MK Anand, MD & CEO Times Network said, “After retaining No. 1 position in English news with Times Now, we launched our first Hindi news channel Times Now Navbharat HD in August followed by Hindi business news channel ET Now Swadesh in October. Both the channels are doing well. Now in January, Times Now Navbharat will be launched in SD version which will make it available to the masses across India.”
In his welcome address, MK Anand, MD and CEO, pointed out Times Network’s pivotal role in shaping opinion among the Indian masses and influencers and reiterated the group’s commitment towards nation-building and developing a comprehensive action plan for India’s future. He highlighted the group’s journey in launching the Hindi news channel and said that the next 25 years will provide India with tantalising opportunities.
“For over a decade and a half, Times Network has pioneered efforts in developing informed opinion amongst India’s influencers and has proudly been at the forefront of every landmark in the growth of the nation in these crucial years. Our first offering and India’s leading English news channel, Times Now, may have been your port of call through some of the most defining moments in recent memory,” he said.
Anand further spoke about India’s achievements over the past seven decades and stated that the country has taken long strides on all fronts of human development, infrastructure and technological advancement.
“We now find ourselves at the cusp of transformative change. Political, geopolitical, economic and social dynamics are shifting fast. Our burgeoning and impatient population is now on the verge of realising aspirations. The last two years have been a kind of forced pause that helped us rethink, review options and reset our game plan,” Anand added.
Anand stressed that the next 25 years will provide the nation with tantalising opportunities that can make all the difference.
“True to our Brand Statement, we will strive to ensure that Action Begins Here. Over the next two days, expect an immersive experience that will give you the leverage of knowledge and vision coming from several luminaries from India and abroad. We promise that you will go away from here with better vision and keener insights,” he further added.