JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary, Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today reviewed the functioning of regional centre of IIMC. The meeting was also attended by Director General IIMC, K G Suresh, Advisor Constructions, IIMC MI&B, R N Roy, Deputy Registrar, IIMC MI&B, PVK Roy and Special Officer IIMC Jammu, M Khajuria.
The meeting was informed that MoU for establishment of permanent campus of regional centre of IIMC, Jammu has been signed between the State Higher Education Department and Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India. It was also informed that land measuring 122 kanals has been acquired for establishment of the main campus against compensation of Rs 124.46 lacs provided by the State Government.
Director General IIMC, MI&B informed that master plan is being prepared for overall functioning of IIMC, Jammu which would enhance the intake capacity of the institution. It was informed that 10-15% seats shall exclusively be reserved for the aspiring students of J&K State. Dr Asgar Samoon assured full support of the department for establishment of the institution. He informed that the approach road has already been developed for the main campus site and water and electric facilities shall soon be provided by the state Government. IIMC, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India also released its prestigious journal – ‘the Communicator’ on the occasion.