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Javadekar proposes Communications University on IIMC golden jubilee

Education NewsNew Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on 20th October proposed launching a communications university on the golden jubilee of the Indian Institute of Mass Communications in 2015. Addressing the annual convocation of the institution here, Javadekar said he would post the suggestion of turning the IIMC, which has five regional branches, into a Communications University and invited suggestions from people on the proposal.

“We will seek the views and ideas of people on this. It will be posted on the Information and Broadcasting Ministry site so that we can launch it in every way during the golden jubilee celebrations,” Javadekar announced to loud cheers from the crowd of young communication graduates. He also said that the Narendra Modi government was for “participatory communication, which is a mission for the nation and therefore communication is very important for participatory democracy,” he said.

Source: IANS

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