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Lesser work load
We all know that government jobs have the minimum work load as well as provide a lot of comforts as compared to private jobs. Not only this, there are no over- times as well as extra weekends required as well. A government employee knows exactly which days he is going to work and for how long, hence providing a more relaxed as well as satisfactory life style.

Fixed holidays and vacations
Probably one of the best perks of working in the government sector is that you do not have to argue for going on holidays and for taking leaves. There are fixed holidays per year and no matter what; you are entitled to take advantage of them. Not only this, all the government- declared holidays will also be provided to you. 

Job security/ stability
Government jobs are not affected by a poor economy. There is very little chance that any government employee will ever lose his/ her job. In most of the cases, the job is retained until the individual is eligible for retiring. Employees in government offices have a fixed income during their entire term and the job security is also retained till the end.

Pensions and other benefits
Government employees are known to be getting a lot of attractive as well as life- long benefits from the government of our country. Most commonly, they are provided with life- long health care, pensions, housing facilities as well as provident funds. There are many sites to find government jobs

 

Private Job

Shorter decision making procedures
The government sector is known for taking a lot of time in making decisions about new recruitments, while the private sector functions much faster.

No permanent income scale
This is probably the best advantage of a private job. While working in the private sector, you can surely climb the ladders of success as per your ability and thus your income will also get enhanced over time. On the other hand, there is a definite pay scale for each post in the government sector.

Target- driven jobs
The jobs and opportunities in the private sector are target- driven, which means that there are certain goals to be fulfilled by each employee, while there is no such restriction in the case of a government job.

Greater scope of growth
Because there is no restriction on the position at which an employee can reach, there is more scope of growth and development in the private sector. 
After taking a look at both the sides of this situation, selecting between the two may be a tough decision. The choices can vary from person to person, depending on their needs, background, future goals and so on. 

The Government of India has supported Media Entertainment industrys growth by taking various initiatives such as digitising the cable distribution sector to attract greater institutional funding, increasing FDI limit from 74 per cent to 100 per cent in cable and DTH satellite platforms, and granting industry status to the film industry for easy access to institutional finance.
Recently, the Indian and Canadian governments have signed an audio-visual co-production deal that would help producers from both countries to explore their technical, creative, artistic, financial and marketing resources for co-productions and, subsequently, lead to exchange of culture and art amongst them.
Furthermore, the Centre has given the go-ahead for licences to 45 new news and entertainment channels in India. Among those who have secured the licenses include established names such as Star, Sony, Viacom and Zee. Presently, there are 350 broadcasters which cater to 780 channels. �We want more competition and we wanted to open it up for the public. So far, we have approved the licences of 45 new channels. It�s a mix of both news and non-news channels,� said Mr Bimal Julka, Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Government of India.
The radio industry is expected to witness growth opportunities after the Phase III auction of 839 radio channels in 294 cities, expected to complete later this year. The Phase III auction, which started in July 2015, is expected to bring in an estimated US$ 390 million in revenue to the government. With over 800 frequencies up for auction in third- and fourth-tier towns, radio is likely to match the reach of print.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, has given its approval for entering into an Audio-Visual Co-Production Agreement between India and the Republic of Korea (RoK) and to complete internal ratification procedure, to enable the agreement to come into force. Cooperation between the film industries of the two countries will not only promote export of Indian films but would also act as a catalyst towards creating awareness about India and its culture
- See more at: http://www.ibef.org/industry/media-entertainment-india.aspx#sthash.l4licm66.dpuf

Today India boasts of being the third largest television market in the world. The small screen has produced numerous celebrities of their own kind some even attaining national fame. TV soaps are extremely popular with housewives as well as working women. Approximately half of all Indian households own a television. Television first came to India in the form of Doordarshan (DD) on Sept 15, 1959. 
Doordarshan is the National Television Network of India and also one of the largest broadcasting organisations in the world. Apart from the state run Doordarshan, there are six DTH players with 54.52 million DTH users in India with the present prediction; it is likely to overtake the US in terms of the largest DTH market in the world. As of 2012, the country has a collection of free and subscription services over a variety of distribution media, through which there are over 823 channels of which 184 are pay channels. Total television viewership of 415 million is amongst the world�s highest with nearly 15-16 Television companies beaming programmers to India. 
The major players being Doordarshan, STAR TV (Satellite Television Asia Network), Zee Television, United Television, CNN, Sony Television, ATN (Asia Television Network), BBC World, SUN TV, Discovery Channel, TNT and Others. 
India�s television business has an estimated $3.4 billion in revenue in 2005, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. With the government is focusing more on Digitalisation, TV distribution is taking new shape Digitalisation has been a major challenge for the government as digital cable is not gaining momentum. According to the new deadline, pan India digitalisation us expected to happen by December 31, 2014. 
Another challenge for the Television Industry is Average Revenue Per User (ARPU). India is amongst the countries with lowest ARPU as compared to developed countries like US and UK

Businesses stopped hiring for lifetime commitments some time ago, as markets change so rapidly and companies need to tune their workforce for changing economic conditions. Its time to move from traditional consulting to a freelance execution role as a hands-on interim professional or executive

Simply defining yourself as a specialist or professional minimizes a consultant role (think marketing specialist or staffing professional). Specialists and professionals are already seen as experts who do the work, rather than just make recommendations for others

Agreements based on projects to be completed, rather than an hourly rate, put the focus on quantifiable business outputs vs. time spent. For example, a marketing project would be the number of leads generated or ad impressions, instead of recommendations for improving the process

Leadership by example works at all levels of a company. It is not limited to the realm of the top executive or board of directors, who could bring in consultants for studies and analysis. Specialists today can justify their cost based on more direct return on investment calculations at all operational levels

A client relationship suggests that the consultant is in charge, whereas the customer designation recognizes the more modern model of the customer in control. It also highlights all aspects of required customer service, satisfaction, loyalty and referrals to peers

Many consultants today are hard to contact between scheduled meetings, due to their formal communication processes. Its time to adopt your customers favorite mode of communication, whether that be texting, phone calls or social media, and not limit responses to office hours

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