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Friday, August 28, 2015

MoM | Chandigarh- Punjab-Haryana-Himachal Chapter Meeting | 26 August, 2015

Dear IIMCians,

 

Punjab-Haryana-Himachal Pradesh Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met on August 26 in Chandigarh. It was presided over by the President Ms. Alice Guram (EJ, 1991-1992 Batch) and attended by Dr. Upendra Pandey (HJ, 1986-87 Batch), Ms. Divya Goyal (EJ, 2011-12 Batch), Mr. Muni Shankar (HJ, 2011-2012 batch) & Ms. Aneesha Barua (EJ, 2012-2013 batch).

 

Minutes of the Meeting

- It was decided that Chapter President Ms. Alice Guram and General Secretary Mr. Muni Shankar would represent the chapter at the felicitation ceremony of Magsaysay Awardee Alumni Mr. Anshu Gupta on September 5 in Delhi.

- The Chapter vows to hold a meeting once every month. Such meetings are proposed to be held in other cities falling under chapter area too.

- The Chapter will speed up the work of the membership drive. Regional meetings in various cities are proposed to be held for the same.

 

 

Thanks & Regards,

Muni Shankar

General Secretary, PHHP Chapter

IIMC Alumni Association

MoM | Ahmedabad- Gujarat Chapter Meeting | 23 August, 2015

Dear IIMCians,

 

Gujarat Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met on August 23 in Ahmedabad. General Secretary Mr. Arvind Kumar, Alumni Mr. PK Sahoo & Mr. Dheeraj Vashisth attended the meeting.

 

Owing to various personal and family related reasons majority of alumni could not make it to the meeting. However, hoping to have all the chapter members in the next meeting, probably in mid-September, nothing much transpired in the meeting due to less representation of chapter members.

 

Note: Officer bearers election will be taken up in next meeting.

 

Minutes of the Meeting:

- Discussed about the membership drive (yearly and full-time membership).

- Discussed about making the meet more participative inviting issues and agenda from  members other than listed matters.

- Let the members be well informed about development in the chapter.

- Members asked to inform in advance about their availability for the meeting.

- Should there anything more add to these? Please come forward with ideas and suggestions.

 

 

Thanks & Regards,

Arvind Kumar

General Secretary, Gujarat

IIMC Alumni Association

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Muni Shankar New General Secretary of Punjab-Haryana-Himachal Chapter

Dear IIMCians,

Mr. Muni Shankar (HJ, 2011-12 Batch) is being appointed General Secretary of Punjab-Haryana-Himachal Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association. The post was lying vacant since Mr. Parveen Kumar Dogra moved to New Delhi last year.

Mr. Muni would coordinate with alumni in chapter area and organise a meeting the 2nd week of September, 2015 to revive the chapter activities.

The Chapter will send representatives at the felicitation ceremony of Magsaysay Awardee Alumni Mr. Anshu Gupta (HJ, 1990-91 & Ad-PR, 1991-92) on September 5 in Delhi.


Thanks & Regards,
Alice Guram
President, PHHP Chapter
IIMC Alumni Association

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

MoM | Lucknow- Uttar Pradesh Chapter Meeting | 9 August, 2015

Dear IIMCians,

The Uttar Pradesh chapter of the IIMC Alumni Association met in the lush green surroundings of Parag Restaurant in Lucknow on Sunday, August 9. 

Seven members of the association took time out of their busy schedules to attend the meeting. Breaking the ice over a cup of coffee, we discussed ways to fortify the chapter and various suggestions were put forth by different members. 

Attendee: General Secretary Mr. Pankaj Jha, Organisation Secretary Ms. Kamlesh Rathore, Secretaries Mohd Arshi Rafique & Ms. Deepika Singh, Alumni Mr. Sushil Chandra Tiwari, Mr. Rajeev Kumar & Mr. Utkarsh Chaturvedi.

On the spot, a WhatsApp group was made for chapter, all the IIMCians present were made its members and encouraged to add their friends and colleagues in the group, titled 'IIMCian UP' for now. 

We decided that we would meet every month, or at least every second month, to stay connected and plan different activities like seminars, movie outings, family picnics etc. 

Overall, it was a fun-filled experience, made all the more delightful with sudden, brief rain lashing the city after a long, dry spell. We look forward to many more interactions in the future. The date for the next meeting would be decided soon. Hope more members of the vast IIMC family would join in.


Thanks & Regards
Deepika Singh
Secretary, Communications
IIMCAA, UP

MoM | Delhi- Central Committee Meeting | 02 August, 2015

Dear IIMCians,

The Central Committee of IIMC Alumni Association met at IIMC HQ, New Delhi on August 02. President Ms. Sunila Dhar presided over the meeting that was attended by Executive President Mr. Apurva Chamaria, General Secretary Mr. Rahul Sharma, Organisation Secretaries Mr. Harshendra Verdhan, Mr. Sandeep Jha, Secretaries Mr. Amit Kanaujia, Ms. Deeksha Saksena, Treasurer Mr. Gaurav Dikshit, Executive Members Mr. Animesh Biswas, Mr. Pratham Dwivedi, Ms. Ipsita Panda, Ms. Arpita Kedia & Ms. Pragya Swastik. Alumni Mr. Ritesh Verma, Ms. Supriya Batra & Mr. Gourav Choudhary also attended the meeting.
 
Minutes Of The Meeting:

Let's Talk- IIMCAA adopted a logo designed by Creative Head Mr. Mohit Agarwal for its new event, Let's Talk. Let's Talk scheduled for November 1 will serve as a forum to discuss the issues concerning communication industry. A sub committee headed by Vice President Mr. Prasad Sanyal will oversee the preparations.

Social Cause of The Year- IIMCAA adopted ''Malnutrition in Children" as the Social Cause of the Year after it received maximum votes in the online survey. IIMCAA will identify an NGO working for this cause now and extend its digital & event space to the selected NGO to further the cause.
 
 
Thanks & Regards,
Rahul Sharma
General Secretary, IIMCAA

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Patna | Bihar Chapter Meeting on July 31 @ 12.30 PM

Dear IIMCians,

Bihar Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on July 31, 2015 (Friday) at 12.30 PM at Akashvani Kendra, Fraser Road, Patna.

Alumni living in Bihar are requested to make it to the meeting, especially the ones who could not attend the last meeting.

Venue- Aakashwani Kendra, Fraser Road, Patna
Date: July 31, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 12.30 PM

Thanks & Regards,
Banjot Kaur
Secretary, Bihar
IIMC Alumni Association

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Researchers - OneWorld Foundation India, Job Location - Patna, Bihar

OneWorld Foundation India wishes to hire researchers in Patna to provide support to its existing research and knowledge team. The researchers will contribute to researching and documenting case studies related to social and sustainable development, particularly in areas like water & sanitation, health, nutrition, agriculture, child protection, education, social security, livelihoods, urban planning, women's empowerment etc. Selected candidates are also required to undertake dissemination of their work through print, online, audio, visual and social media platforms. The focus states include Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh etc.

Job location
Patna, Bihar

Key objectives:

OneWorld is looking for candidates to:

  • Collate relevant and updated information.
  • Participate as members of the research and knowledge team in conducting case studies.
  • Write brief reports as well detailed case studies
  • Initiate, participate in and contribute to cutting edge discourse on development issues through dynamic web-based tools (like communities of practice, discussion forums, blogs etc)
  • Coordinate with a collaborative pool of domain experts to address specific queries, initiate discussions and provide feedback.
  • Build and sustain knowledge partnerships with institutions/ organisations undertaking similar/related work in India and abroad.

 

Skills and Experience:

  • Should have at least a Master's degree with exposure to data collection, documentation, research studies, and information synthesis.
  • Good analytical and quantitative research capabilities
  • Good written and spoken communication skills in English.
  • Presentation skills with an ability to analyse, interpret, synthesise data and advocate for evidence-based recommendations.
  • Familiarity with online, audio, visual and social media is desirable
  • Experience of 1-2 years is preferable, but freshers from premier academic institutions are also encouraged to apply.

 

Personal Attributes:

  • The key personal attributes of a candidate include:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a capacity to work in a team and with peers
  • Ability to work and deliver output within the timelines.
  • Flexibility, responsiveness, discipline and patience.
  • Ability to travel

 

How to apply

Interested candidates are required to submit their applications by sending a comprehensive CV and a letter of interest via e-mail to recruit(dot)owfi(at)oneworld(dot)net by 9th August 2015.

Please mention details of your current work profile, and current and expected salary. OneWorld Foundation India is an equal opportunity employer. Salary will be as per the selected candidate's qualification and experience.

Please mention 'Ref: Researcher and Knowledge Coordinator' in the subject line of the email.

 

About OneWorld Foundation India

The OneWorld Group uses Information and Communication Technologies for social and sustainable development. In its pioneering role as a knowledge-enabler, the OneWorld network creates and disseminates development content to audiences worldwide on a gamut of global issues – from grassroots voices to international policy deliberations - through its international portals, regional editions and thematic channels.

For more please visit:

Friday, July 24, 2015

Opening for Freshers | Magazine & Online | Delhi/ Dehradun

Openings for fresh journalism graduate/ 1 year experience to work in upcoming magazine and web portal exclusively on Uttarakhand.

Locations- Delhi/ Dehradun

Send your CVs at- uttarakhandpanorama@gmail.com

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Online Survey to Adopt Social Cause of The Year | IIMC Alumni Association

Dear IIMCians,

IIMC Alumni Association has decided to adopt a Social Cause of The Year. The cause would be chosen based on this online survey among alumni. 

The Central Committee of IIMCAA would identify a credible NGO working for the selected cause and extend its digital & event space to promote the same .


Kindly express your choice to help us select one cause for this year.


Thanks & Regards,
Animesh Biswas
CC Member & Ex General Secretary
IIMC Alumni Association

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Genesis Burson-Marsteller | PR Opening | Gurgaon

Genesis Burson-Marsteller (Gurgaon) is looking for PR professionals with 1 to 3 years of experience in working on Tech/ Corporate practice.

Interested applicants can share their resume at rashi.agarwal@bm.com or aastha.khurana@bm.com

Disclaimer- HR at GBM has rejected several CVs just because CV of applicants are not up to the mark. So, please arrange your CV more wisely.

Monday, June 22, 2015

MoM | Jharkhand Chapter Meeting | 21 June, 2015

Dear IIMCians,

 

The Jharkhand Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met at Hotel Hot Lips, Ranchi on June 21. Vice President Mr. Manoj Kumar presided over the meeting that was attended by General Secretary Mr. Amit Kumar Gupta, Treasurer Mr. Manmohan Singh, Organization Secretary Mr. Anand Dutta. Alumni Mr. Devvrat Singh, Mr. Kishore Kumar, Mr. Pranav Pratyush, Mr. Ankush Singh & Ms. Nivedita Gupta also attended the meeting.

 

Minutes of the Meeting:-

1. The meeting reconstituted the Chapter Committee. New Committee is as follows.

President- Mr. Manoj Kumar

Vice President- Mr. Kumar Rajesh & Mr. Amit Kumar Gupta

General Secretary- Mr. Ankush Singh

Secretary- Mr. Ashwani Nigam & Mr. Pranav Pratyush

Treasurer- Mr. Manmohan Singh

Organisation Secretary- Mr. Anand Dutta

Executive Members- Mr. Kishore Kumar, Mr. Anupam Rana, Mr. Vinay Saurabh, Mr. Satya Prakash Chaudhary, Mr. Divyanshu, Mr. Mukesh Kumar, Mr. Amish, Mr. Navedu Shekhar Pandey, Ms. Manisha Singh, Mr. Ranjeet Kumar, Ms. Deepika & Mr. Rajesh Kumar.

2. The Chapter will extend all possible help to alumni in need.

3. The Chapter will host and/ or support events of intellectual importance.

4. The Chapter will participate and/ or/ support talks in the field of Mass Communication organized by other institutes/ organizations.

5.  The Chapter will meet next on July 19 at the SAIL Conference Hall at 7.00 PM.

 

Thanks & Regards,

Ankush Singh

General Secretary, Jharkhand

IIMC Alumni Association

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Ranchi | Jharkhand Chapter Meets on June 21 | 1 PM

Dear IIMCians,

Jharkhand Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association will meet on June 21 at Hotel Hot Lips (Kanke Road, Ranchi) at 1.00 PM.

Alumni living in Jharkhand are requested to attend the meeting.


Thanks & Regards,
Anand Dutta
Organisation Secretary, Jharkhand

Friday, June 19, 2015

MoM | Bihar Chapter Meeting | 18 June, 2015

Dear IIMCians,

The Bihar Chapter of IIMC Alumni Association met at Akashvani, Patna on June 18. President Mr. Bhola Nath presided over the meeting that was attended by Vice President Mr. KK Lal & General Secretary Mr. Alok Gupta. Alumni Mr. Aditya Kumar, Mr. Satyavrat Mishra, Ms. Banjot Kaur, Ms. Iti Sharan, Ms. Niky Tiwari, Mr. Saqib Khan, Mr. Abhimanyu Kumar Saha & Mr. Ved Prakash also attended the meeting. 

The Chapter bid farewell to founding General Secretary Mr. Alok Gupta who is moving to HongKong this week. Members also celebrated the birthday of Mr. Abhimanyu Saha.

Minutes of the Meeting:-
1. Keeping in view the large number of vacant posts, it was decided to select new members to fill the posts. New appointments are as follows:-
Mr. Saqib Khan- General Secretary
Mr. Abhimanyu Kumar Saha- Organisation Secretary
Ms. Banjot Kaur- Secretary
Mr. Ved Prakash- PRO & Communication Secretary

2. With the new committee members at the helm of affairs, Mr. Bhola Nath and Mr. KK Lal suggested that focus should be on at least one meeting per month.

3. All IIMCAA members who have written investigative pieces and believe them to be useful, may share the same on the State Chapter page of IIMC on FB.

4. IIMCAA Bihar Chapter will prepare a database of alumni who are working in various fields such as civil service.


Thanks & Regards,
Alok Gupta
General Secretary, Bihar
IIMC Alumni Association
 

MoM | Central Committee Meeting | 07 June, 2015

Dear IIMCians,

The Central Committee of IIMC Alumni Association met at IIMC HQ, New Delhi on June 07. President Ms. Sunila Dhar presided over the meeting that was attended by Vice President Mr. Prasad Sanyal, Mr. Arunoday Prakash, General Secretary Mr. Rahul Sharma, Organisation Secretaries Mr. Harshendra Verdhan, Secretaries Mr. Amit Kanaujia, Ms. Kamini Patil, Ms. Deeksha Saksena, Executive Members Mr. Animesh Biswas, Mr. Sachin Dixit, Mr. Pratham Dwivedi, Mr. Utkarsh Chaturvedi, Ms. Ipsita Panda, Ms. Richa Banka, Ms. Aanchal Sharma & General Secretary of Rajasthan Chapter Ms. Sonam Saini. Alumni Mr. Pravin Yadav, Mr. Ritesh Verma, Mr. Arpan Roy, Mr. Peeyush Jain also attended the meeting.

Minutes of the Meeting:-
1. Inaugural Let's Talk to take place in November. Exact date, sessions, topic and other related things would be decided later. CC decided to dedicate it to the Golden Jubilee Year of IIMC.
2. CC has  decided to adopt a Social Cause of The Year. The cause would be chosen after conducting an online survey amongst alumni. CC would identify a credible NGO working for the cause and extend its digital & event space to promote it . 
3. No final call has yet been taken on the Editions of Connections 2016.


Thanks & Regards,
Rahul Sharma
General Secretary
IIMC Alumni Association

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

MoM | Central Committee Meeting | 10 May, 2015

Dear IIMCians,

The Central Committee of IIMC Alumni Association met at IIMC HQ, New Delhi on May 10. Executive President Mr. Apurva Chamaria presided over the meeting that was attended by General Secretary Mr. Rahul Sharma, Organisation Secretaries Mr. Harshendra, Mr. Krishna Pophale, Treasurer Mr. Gaurav Dikshit, Secretaries Mr. Amit Kanaujia, Ms. Sugam Singhal, Ms. Kamini Patil, Ms. Deeksha Saksena, Executive Members Mr. Pratham Dwivedi, Ms. Arpita Kedia, Ms. Pragya Swastik. Alumni Mr. Ritesh Verma, Mr. Avinash Kumar, Mr. Arpan Roy, Mr. Akash Priyan & Mr. Amit Rajpoot also attended the meeting.

Minutes of the Meeting:-
1. The Central Committee expressed happiness over successful launch of Connections Bubhneshwar and Mumbai edition this year. The Central Committee congratulated Odisha and Maharashtra chapter for hosting a fabulous meet.
2. The Central Committee is of the view that more editions of Connections in different cities across the country shall be launched from next year in addition to Delhi, Bhubaneswar and Mumbai. CC will consult all the chapters within the country over the matter. CC will extend all possible assistance to chapters willing to host Connections next year.
3. The Central Committee brainstormed the model of Lets Talk. A concept note prepared by General Secretary Mr. Rahul Sharma is being circulated to CC Members to review and suggest the changes in the proposed model. CC will take up the matter in the next meeting for final decision.
4. The CC has received a proposal to adopt a Social Cause of the Year from Organisation Secretary (East) Mr. Rai Umraopati Ray. It is being circulated to the CC Members to review and suggest the way ahead. CC will take up this issue in its next meeting..
5. The Central Committee sanctioned NewsWriters (www.newswriters.in) the status of Associated Website. This site provides  study material to journalism students. IIMCAA will support this site digitally to help it to reach the budding journalists.


Thanks & Regards,
Sugam Singhal
Secretary, Communications