IGNOU introduces PGDDC course, admissions begin
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has designed a PG Diploma in Development Communication (PGDDC) course which has been included from session 2021.
Admission for this course has begun via online mode. The programme was launched by Professor Nageshwar Rao, Vice Chancellor IGNOU. The programme was webcasted at various online platforms and was attended by thousands of students. He pointed out that this program is of vital importance as this takes into account various important aspects of national interest. He said that this will be a milestone programme for all the learners.
The launch event was graced by the most important figures of the discipline of media education. Professor Shambhu Nath Singh Founder Director of SOJNMS spoke about the need and increasing relevance of Development Communication and how this course is prepared in record time.
Professor J S Yadav, Former Director IIMC, renowned Expert of Development Communication and Research pointed out that this course is very unique and innovative and will offer immense job prospects for all the learners joining this.
Professor K G Suresh, ViceChancellor, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal said that the importance of Development Communication cannot be overestimated and the time for this discipline and course has come.
He said that there is a need to take this discipline to the villages and the learners who take up this programme need to focus on the needs of the rural sector so that the issues of grass root development can be taken up more seriously and in an organised manner. Dr Ramesh Yadav, co-ordinator PGDDC said during the launch that this course has been developed in strict compliance of UGC recommended credit model and all care has been taken to ensure that all academic and professional needs .