New Delhi: Director General of Indian Institute of Mass Communication Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi on Friday (December 11) paid a courtesy call to the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha. Additional Director General of the Institute, Ashish Goyal, was also present during the meeting in which Prof. Dwivedi apprised the Lieutenant Governor about the activities of IIMC's Jammu campus and informed him about the progress of the newly constructed building of the institute.
After the meeting, Prof. Dwivedi said that apart from New Delhi, IIMC has five other campuses across the country, one of which is in Jammu. The foundation stone of the new building in the Jammu campus was laid by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on February 3, 2019. This campus is now ready. According to the Director-General of IIMC, the Prime Minister will inaugurate this new campus in 2022. He said, "We have requested the Lieutenant Governor to conduct a formal inspection of this campus before the inauguration of the building."
Speaking on occasion, Manoj Sinha said that IIMC holds a leading place in mass communication education, research, and training. The work by IIMC to educate future journalists aware of the high values of Indian journalism is noteworthy, besides modern technology-based journalism training.
During the meeting, a copy of the special issue focused on '100 years of Media Education in India' of the institute's research journal 'Sanchar Madhyam' was also presented to the Lieutenant Governor by the Director-General of IIMC.