New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Journalism and Mass Communication of Uzbekistan today. The memorandum aims to promote journalism and media education defining the associated areas of basic, educational and applied research.
Director General (DG), IIMC Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi, underlined that the agreement between the two premier media institutions aims to promote research in the areas related to TV, print media, digital media, public relations, media linguistics and foreign languages.
He further added that this agreement is going to be significant for understanding the working practices of each other and to enrich the related experiences. Apart from this, it will also encourage exchange programs and joint ventures related to media education and research.
Prof. Dwivedi emphasized that the IIMC is earnestly working in the direction of creating a media curriculum to enhance the employability of the budding journalists manifold. IIMC looks forward to working with the University of Journalism and Mass Communications of Uzbekistan in this regard, he added.
Elaborating further the priorities of the institute, the Director-General said IIMC also aims to provide global exposure and opportunities to its students and faculty members by expanding its cooperation with foreign educational institutions in the coming years.