Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Chapter of Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association (IIMCAA) on Monday organized its annual Alumni Meet ‘Connections Dhenkanal-2018’, at IIMC Campus in Dhenkanal.
More than 300 former and present students of IIMC participated in this annual programme. The meet saw the felicitation emerging communication professional Sukanya Jena (Odisha Livelihoods Mission) who was given IFFCO IIMCAA Awards, 2018 in the Advocacy category.
The event was organized by the Odisha Chapter of IIMCAA here at Prangan open-air auditorium in IIMC, Dhenkanal campus. Regional Director of IIMC, Dhenkanal and Odisha Chapter Patron of IIMCAA, Dr. Mirnal Chatterjee along with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (Kolkata)’s Professor Subir Ghosh, Dean (Academics) of IIMC (Delhi) Prof. Vijay Parmar, and Vice President (Public Affairs & Communications)of Hindustan Coca-ColaBeverages 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.
He thanked Prof. Chatterjee for making this event a part of Silver Jubilee celebration of IIMC, Dhenkanal Campus. Delegates of IIMCAA Central Committee Kaushal Viswakarma and Shivendra Madhusudan were also present at the event.
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 the ex-students, current batch and the faculty.