Charanjit Singh, founder Managing Director of CorePR, one of the reputed PR agencies, was inducted into the PR Hall of Fame at the recently concluded 3rd Global PR Meet, PROactive, at Bengaluru.Charanjit, who started his career as a journalist before entering the PR field, established the northern region’s first integrated PR agency, CorePR, in 1987, and had been actively involved in promoting professional PR practices and accreditation in the country.
A gold medalist from Panjab University in Journalism, he had been instrumental in setting up a hi-end audio studio to produce and air fm-style radio programmes through AIR, much before the FM radios came on the scene, and has actively contributed to the growth of PR in the country. A visiting faculty to several communication schools and Universities in the country, Charanjit received the citation, the PR Hall of Fame medallion, a shawl and trophy from Mr. Ad De Visscher, India Head of Shell Technology, Mr.M.B Jayaram, Chairman Emeritus PRCI, and Mr. Vaughn Richtor, CEO & MD ING Vysya Bank, and noted Kannada cine personality Ms Parvatamma Rajkumar.
The Global Meet was held on April 3-4, 2009 at the Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bengaluru.About PRCI Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) is a non-political organisation of professionals in the field of public relations, communications, advertising, education and many other allied services, providing industry professionals an opportunity to serve their community by encouraging high ethical standards in their respective areas of work and will be the first forum to offer accreditation to professionals in the stream. PRCI also has a separate cell for social action to look at developmental and social issues.
PRCI today has emerged today in the country as one of the foremost platforms for PR professionals for global exchange of ideas in many areas of public relations such as corporate communications, advertising, reputation management and academics. The organization provides a forum where creative minds often come together, upholding the challenges and values of professionalism in PR. PRCI, the registered body of PR professionals which was born just about four years ago, is proud to have over 18 active chapters spread across India and installation of 10 more chapters are on the anvil, with plans to go international in the very near future.