On the morning of 5th of September, 2018, there was a huge crowd of people associated with the Cable TV industry at the residence (8, 30 January Road, New Delhi) of Hon'ble Union Minister for Science & Technology (India), Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan, because on that auspicious day Dr. A.K. Rastogi (Chairman, All India Aavishkar Dish Antenna Sangh) was ready to start his 14th Chetna Yatra, which was to be flagged off by Hon'ble Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan Ji. In past, Dr. A.K. Rastogi has done 13 such Chetna Yatras, which is a record in itself.
Before leaving for the journey, addressing the people associated with the Cable TV industry and media persons, Dr. Rastogi said : “I have done 13 Chetna Yatras across India so far. This is my 14th Chetna Yatra, in which I will travel about 25000 kilometers by my car.
Chetna Yatra, is the only initiative of its kind in entire India which focuses on the issues & problems of Broadcasting & Cable TV industry and also acts as a bridge to fill the gap between the entire B&CS stakeholders. Chetna Yatra is very popular in Industry as thousands of Stakeholders are directly and indirectly involved in social campaigns.