SRINAGAR: A group of around 40 media students from J&K today left New Delhi to join the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Press Council of India (PCI) in the national capital on 16 November 2017. They are accompanied by the faculty members of the respective media institutions.
The tour is being organized by the Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) to provide a platform to the media students from the State to interact with participants from across the world including World Association of Press Councils, Press Associations, Media Councils and the Media Professionals.
According to PCI the deliberations this year are centred around – Challenges before the Media. Pertinently, the National Awards for Excellence in Journalism would be also conferred at the event.
Pertinently, of late DIPR has initiated various measures to create professional avenues for JK’s media students, both within and outside the State, and also help sharpen their core skills for the emerging job market.