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The Vice President interacted with the members of student's delegation and showed keen interest in their curriculum and career prospects.
India, March 27, 2014
The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari interacted with a delegation of Urdu Journalism students from Indian Institute of Mass Communicatiuon (IIMC), New Delhi here today. The 12 member delegation was led by Shri Sumit Tandon, DG, IIMC. They presented the Vice President a copy of their “Lab Journal” brought out by the students of Urdu Journalism.
The Vice President interacted with the members of student's delegation and showed keen interest in their curriculum and career prospects. He called upon students to adopt new changing technologies in media so that the quality of Urdu newspapers could be improved. He also called upon them to explore the possibilities of better circulation of Urdu media among masses. He expressed his concern that the number of Urdu newspapers is increasing but the readership of Urdu newspapers is decreasing. He asked that how to resolve this contradiction.
The students brought out their problems in Urdu journalism in to the notice of the Vice President viz lack of resources in Urdu language and low quality of Urdu software etc. The Vice President assured them of full cooperation in solving their problems in the improvement of Urdu journalism.
(Release ID :104696)