University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM)
organized the “Interaction Between Local and Delegate
Journalists” of the 123rd Working Committee Meeting of Indian
Federation of Working Journalists (IFWJ) on March 15, 2015 in
Techno City campus.
The interactive session saw the discussion of various relevant
issues pertaining to the NER amongst the journalists that had
gathered from all over India. Foremost among them was the
“negligence” of issues from North East in the National Media,
border issues, insurgency, illegal foreigners etc.
While welcoming the delegates, the Chancellor of the
University Mahbubul Hoque appealed to all media friends from
other parts of the country to explore the positive side of NE
region and consider NE as integral part of the country. He
also urged the delegates to inculcate analytical approach and
not to practice negative and yellow journalism. He requested
all media friends to play a vital role in strengthening the
unity in integrity and cultural arena of our great country.
More than 300 journalists from all over India participated in
this Interactive Session. Mr. K. Vikram Rao, President; Mr. B.
V. Mallikar Junaih and Mr. Manoj Das, Vice Presidents; Mr.
Parmanand Pandey, Secretary General of IFWJ were present among
After the interface, students of Regional Institute of Science
& Technology and University of Science and Technology,
Meghalaya presented a colourful cultural nite for the
After seeing the infrastructure and hospitality, all the
journalists praised Mr Hoque for the wonderful contribution in
this part of the country. “His great efforts must be
recognized by the stakeholders of our country” said the
President and other important officials of IFWJ.