K. R. Mangalam University
K.R. Mangalam University organized farewell-2017 on May 5, 2017 to bid good bye to its outgoing batch of students with great enthusiasm. Function began with auspicious lamp lighting and Saraswati Vandana. Juniors expressed their love and affection for their seniors by exhibiting beautiful cultural programme. Senior students shared their experiences. Honorable Vice Chancellor Prof R K Mittal in his speech wished them good luck for their future life and also expressed the hope that students will continue to strive hard and achieve excellence in life. Announcement for the Best All-Rounder Student Award (Male) -2017 and Best All-Rounder Student Award (Female) were made. Mr. Niladri Bhatacharjee (School of Engineering and Technology) and Ms. Nikita ( School of Management and Commerce) won the award. They were presented with the mementoes and certificates. Honorable Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Subhash C Gupta and Dean of different schools gave their best wishes and expressed hope that students will remain connected to their alma-matter. The first issue of University Magazine “Reflections-2017" was released by Vice Chancellor. The Magazine not only chronicles the events and achievements of the university but also showcases the creative talent and writing prowess of our students. After the release, the magazine was distributed to the faculty and students. Efforts of the editorial team were well appreciated by all. Token of love and affection were given to the students in Memento Distribution ceremony. The programme ended with the vote of thanks to the management for providing full support for this function.
K.R. Mangalam University organised Seminar in collaboration with CEGR
K.R. Mangalam University, Gurugram, in collaboration with CEGR organized a Seminar on the topic of "Enhancing Skills for Competitive Corporate World". Speaking in the seminar Prof. Sanjiva Dubey said that students should focus on skill development in their subject of study. If students will have skill then it will increase their employability. Prof. Sanjiva Dubey is former Chief Information Officer (Asia Pacific) of IBM Pvt Ltd. He has authored seven books which have
been published by reputed publishers. He is also Visiting Faculty of IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore and various other prestigious institutions. Centre for Education Growth and Research (CEGR) is an independent think tank dedicated towards qualitative, innovative and employability-enhancing education, preparing the next generation as future leaders. The centre provides a platform for the exchange of dialogue among academicians, corporate, media and policy makers and augments educational growth and research. Speaking in the Seminar Dean of School of Management and Commerce, Prof. Vijay Dubey said that to get success in the corporate world students will have to labour hard. They must understand that by doing job they are not only serving the company but in fact they are serving the society as a whole. They must develop their skills. He said that University is committed towards the holistic development of students and faculty members are doing their best to hone the skills amongst the students. Main moto behind the seminar was to step by step develop the corporate employability skills viz., awareness, practice, feedback, reflection and refinement amongst the students. Students also got various inputs on strategies to enhance the employability by improving their soft skills.The seminar was organised by School of Management and Commerce. Prof (Dr.) Brajesh Kumar, Dean Academics, appreciated the effort done by faculty members of the school.The seminar was coordinated by Dr. Meghna Chhabra.
Visit to News Nation Channel and Participation in India Bole Program
School of Journalism and Mass Communication organized news channel visit on 28.04.2017 to News Nation Channel at Noida for the students of BJMC II and IV students. Dr. Kumar Rajyavardhan accompanied the students and introduced them to various editorial staff of the channel. Students visited different studio of the channel and also participated in the panel discussion program,’ India Bole’. Students also participated in the program of regional channel News State.India bole is a special program of one hour duration anchored by Ramesh Bhatt .Ramesh’s strength is his in-depth knowledge on a particular subject. He has done a number of live debates on social, economic, political and international issues. The topic of the discussion was food wastage in India. Students asked different relevant questions from the expert panel present in the studio and other experts who were connected via OB Van from other destinations. Ramesh Bhatt, anchor of the program appreciated the efforts of the students and wished them good luck for their future endeavor. After the show, Mr.Ramesh Bhatt explainedabout various issues of journalism and the etiquettes of live anchoring. Students also met with different other editorial staff and discussed various topic of their interest and practically got the hands on experience about the setup and function of the editorial department.
Vintage Camera Museum and Foundation Visit
‘Photography Club’ and School of Journalism and Mass Communication of KRMU, organized a one-day visit to the Vintage Camera Museum and Foundation, DLF Phase-3, Gurugram, on 27th April, 2017. The Museum showcases analogue cameras from over a century-long period, grown out of the personal collection of visual historian and celebrated photographer, Aditya Arya. Mr. Aditya Arya took the students for the tour of the museum and showed them various cameras and accessories collected from all over the world. He educated the students about the development of photography and demonstrated the functioning of cameras and various related equipment and accessories. The Vintage Camera Museum and Foundation has a vast collection of gorgeous, bulky cameras sitting pretty on glass display cases, cameras used during second world-war to capture the bombing, a fascinating collection of original photos from the Partition-era and all the camera accessories. Students enthusiastically asked questions and the collector-curator Mr. Aditya Arya answered all the queries. The visit was coordinated by Dr. DiwakarPadalia, Ms. Shikha Sharma and Mr. Charu Chandra Pathak. This visit helped the student to understand the nuances of camera functioning and they physically witnessed the ancient equipment which were otherwise only available in form of pictures and videos in the internet.
Honorable Vice Chancellor Prof. R. K. Mittal and Honorable Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Subhash C Gupta and Dean
Prof. Sanjiva Dubey is former Chief Information Officer (Asia Pacific) of IBM Pvt Ltd