TELEVISION Science has brought many wonders to this world. It has changed it completely. Television is one of the wonders of science. It is the latest scientific invention in the field of audio vision. In an age of science and technology, television has created a niche for itself in the hearts of people of all age-groups and sections. Hardly is there any home without a television set. It is needed by all-the rich and the poor and the young and the old. The television is an improvement on the radio. We can see the face of singer or speaker on the screen of television set. Television has become very popular. People see all important programmes in TV sitting at home. Lessons are telecast for the students of middle classes and senior secondary classes twice a day in TV. The morning lessons are meant for the first shift and day shift schools. The same lessons are repeated in the afternoon for the second shift schools. The students of middle classes are taught English, science, maths, social studies and Hindi through television. Only best teachers are selected to give lessons on the television. These lessons on television greatly benefit students. A number of interesting programmes are telecast in TV apart from... read more
TELEVISION Television is one of the greatest wonders of the modern age. It is an electronic device by which people cannot only hear but also see what is happening at a distance. It has brought people nearer everywhere. Television has three major functions; it entertains, educates and most important of all, informs. Information is telecast mainly through the daily news bulletins. Documentaries and discussions with suitable visuals provide education and information. Entertainment comes in various forms, from telecasting movies and serials, music and dance recitals. Various matches, games and sports events are telecast to provide entertainment to sports lovers. Talented persons and well- known personalities are able to share or display their abilities through this medium. Inspite of the above blessings; television has certain harmful effects also. Modem man is getting addicted to television and spends most of his time in watching it regardless the quality and value of programmes. Students thus spend less time on their studies. Many valuable hobbies, especially reading are less cultivated now among the young Worthless programmes are often telecast. Hence, the T.V. set is often nick-named the idiot box. Yet when properly used, television is a boon to modern society.
TELEVISION As compared to radio and transistors, television’s use is new. Now there is a craze for television. Television has an advantage of showing things in addition to sound. Television viewers can have the news items in pictures, can enjoy games, sports ‘live’, mountains, rivers, gardens, forests and all types of things in their true perspective. In India, expansion of television network started in seventies and now it covers about most of the country. Efforts are now being made to have coverage of foreign countries to show the programs to people of Indian origin. Previously there were only black and white televisions. Now besides these there are coloured televisions also. Viewers of television can have T.V. Set of their own choice. The colour TV is a costly thing. VCR and VCP can be attached to the TV for more advantages ad wider uses. TV is now very common and widely used for all types of education and learning. The UCG Programme and the Open University schemes are through TV communication means and satellites are widely being used to make TV more useful. Now in most of the markets of the country different types of TV sets are easily and readily available. In India, at present, there is very small... read more