Faculty of Media Studies & Humanities, Manav Rachna International University organized an enlightening International Conference on ‘Social Media and Governance: Prospects & Challenges’
Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Faculty of Media Studies & Humanities (FMeH), Manav Rachna International University (MRIU), hosted an intensely enlightening International Conference in Association with Central Institute of Hindi, on ‘Social Media and Governance: Prospects & Challenges’ at the Manav Rachna Campus here today. Academicians, internationally and from across the country assembled to discuss and debate on the topic of the Conference. More than 50 papers were presented by Research Scholars and academicians from far and over 30 students from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi participated at the conference. While Dr Kamal Kishore Goenka, Vice Chairman, Central Institute of Hindi, Agra was the Chief Guest for the inaugural session, Guest of Honour Prof. Sanjeev Bhanawat from Rajasthan University also spoke on the occasion about the pros and cons of the social media. The keynote speaker on the occasion was Prof. Nirmalmani Adhikary, Kathmandu University, Nepal. Also present on the occasion were Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Manav Rachna International University, Dr. N.C.Wadhwa; Registrar, MRIU, Prof. R.K. Arora and HOD, FMeH, MRIU, Dr Suresh Nayak among others.
The Chief Guest for the Valedictory session was well known academician Prof. M.S.Parmar, Vice Chancellor, Kushabhav Thakre University of Journalism and Mass Communication, Raipur, Chattisgarh, while the Guest of Honour was Dr Dharmendra Singh, Dean, Subharti University, Meerut.
This International Conference provided FMeH students the golden opportunity to learn and gather knowledge from eminent academicians on the increasing importance of social media and its prospects and challenges in the field.