First national Conference on the status of Journalism Education
New Delhi Tuesday October 15 The first national Conference on the status of Journalism Education in the Indian Languages today resolved to appeal to all the Indian Universities to allow the medium of Indian languages in writing doctoral theses and M Phil dissertations. The one day conference was jointly organized by Indian Association of Mass Communication( IAMC) a think tank on media, and Hindi Department, Hansraj College, Delhi University North Campus . participants from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab , Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh attended the conference.
More than thirty papers were presented by Head of the departments of Journalism and mass communication, several senior teachers from Universities of Delhi, IGNOU, MDU Rohtak, chowdhary Devi lal University Sirsa etc.
It was inaugurated by Shri N.L Lakhanpal, the chancellor of Baba Sahib Ambedkar Central University Lucknow.
In the beginning Dr Anand Kumar of JNU stressed on the need of inculcating values and ethics in the media education. Shri Om Thanvi Editor Jansatta Hindi Delhi, outlined the importance of hard work and constant learning to become successful journalism. Shri Madhav Kant Mishra .Mahamandaleshwar Swami Martand Puri ji (alias Madhav Kant Mishra) called upon the youth to show respect for fair reporting and not be judgmental. Prof Dinesh Misra, President Emeritus Indian Society Of Authors emphasized on acquiring good command over the language to produce a good news story. . Dr Ramji Lal Jangid founder president of Indian Association of Mass Communication (IAMC) announced the formation of two Women’s Wings of IAMC . one for the women media teachers and other for remaining section of women media professionals.Ms Nidhi Kulpattii of NDTV administered the oath to the office bearers of the organization.
On this occasion two awards and three honors were also announced. The first award was bestowed upon Late Prof Sudhakar Pawar of Baba Sahib Ambedkar Marathwada university, Maharashtra, for his valuable contribution to Marathi journalism and its teachings. Second award was given to Dr Mrs. Rama of Hindi Dept Hansraj College for valuable contribution to Hindi Journalism education.
The ward consisted of Rs 31000 in cash, a memento, a shawl and citation. Three honors were conferred upon Dr Harish Kumar Prof Head MDU Univ Rohtak, Shri Madan Mohan Sinha Mauj and jointly to Shri Karuna shanker and his wife Mrs Usha Saxena for valuable contribution in the field of Hindi journalism education, book writing on mass communication and journalism and for giving new dimension to the training of broadcasters.
|K.K Bhargava addressing seminar.|