The newly constituted Executive Council (EC) of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) met under the Chairmanship of IIMC’s Chairman and Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB), Sunil Arora today.
The new members of EC for 2016-18 include three eminent persons from the field of Journalism -- Kalyani Shankar, Umesh Upadhayaya and Shishir Gupta, Executive Editor, The Hindustan Times. Other members are Mihir Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of I and MIB, Dr Subhash Sharma, AS and FA, MIB, Vikas Swaroop, Jt. Secretary, MEA and Alok Mishra, Joint Secretary, Higher Education, MHRD.
Academic representatives in EC include Prof R.C. Sobti, VC, Baba Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow and Prof I. M. Kapahy, Member UGC, while the IIMC faculty is represented by Prof Vijay Parmar, Dr Surbhi Dahiya and Rinku Pegu.