Dhenkanal: The annual alumni meet ‘Connections Dhenkanal-2018’ of Odisha Chapter of Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association (IIMCAA) was recently organised at the IIMC campus here.
More than 300 former and present students of the institute participated in this annual programme. The meet saw felicitation of emerging communication professional Sukanya Jena (Odisha Livelihoods Mission), who was given IFFCO IIMCAA Awards, 2018, in the Advocacy category.
Regional Director of IIMC-Dhenkanal and Odisha Chapter Patron of IIMCAA, Dr. Mirnal Chatterjee along with Professor Subir Ghosh of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (Kolkata), Dean (Academics) of IIMC (Delhi) Prof. Vijay Parmar, and Vice President (Public Affairs and Communications) of Hindustan Coca–Cola Beverages Kalyan Ranjan graced the occasion as guests.
Presiding over the meeting, Odisha Chapter President Sanjay Kumar Sahoo reflected upon the significance of convening such meetings and sought participation from members in organizing seminars in future.
Delegates of IIMCAA Central Committee Kaushal Viswakarma and Shivendra Madhusudan were also present.
Former student of IIMC Itishree Singh Rathaur welcomed the dignitaries and laid out the agenda of the meeting, which was followed by a cultural event.
With the motto of communicating through its annual meet, the IIMC Alumni Association emphasizes on creating a bond between ex-students, current batch and the faculty.