LOOKEAST REPORT | INDIA is all set to kick off its nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 on January 16. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had earlier this month approved Oxford Covid-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use in the…
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THE annual meet of the West Bengal chapter of IIMC Alumni Association (IIMCAA), Connections, was held recently in Kolkata.
Chapter president Subir Bhaumik presided over the meeting that was attended by Prof. Subir Ghosh, Ashish Chakrabarti, Pramod Kumar, Rajasthan Chapter President Amrita Maurya, National Organisation Secretary Ritesh Verma, Central Committee member Atul Gupta, Shankar Pandit, Chapter General Secretary Piyali Chatterjee, Organisation Secretary Mr. Gourav Choudhary among others. Top media professionals who spoke stressed on the need of multi skilling and to broaden the agenda in order to compete.
IIMCAA president Prasad Sanyal stressed on the importance of networking amongst the current and past batches of IIMC. He also discussed in detail new initiatives — IIMCAA Medical Assistance Fund and IIMCAA Scholarships.
This year IIMCAA also awarded 35 Mass Communication professionals with IFFCO IIMCAA Awards carrying cash prizes of INR 21,000 to INR 51,000. IIMCAA is hosting alumni meets in 21 cities across India and abroad this year which started on 17 February in Delhi and will conclude on April 13 in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. ■