Friday, 18 December 2015

National Conference On ‘Role of Community Radio as a Medium of Development

Following received from Prof.  Dr. Tukaram Daud:    
           North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
National Conference
‘Role of Community Radio as a Medium of Rural & Urban Development’
12th and 13th February  2016

Organized by
Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
School of Arts and Humanities
North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon

Senate Hall, University Campus,
North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
P.B.No. 80, Umavinagar, Jalgaon – 425001 (M.S.)

About the University:
            North Maharashtra University was founded on 15 August, 1990, as an exercise of decentralization and reorganization of University education in the state of Maharashtra, NMU is committed to the education on all development in the Khandesh region of the state. University is jurisdiction is over three districts Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar. Recently, According to survey conducted by renowned periodical “India Today” in 2013. North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon is ranked at number 40 amongst 620 Universities in India. Also university Ranks 27th amongst 742 universities in India.  The campus is spread over 650 acres of land on a hilly terrain with a good landscape and beautiful, spacious, academic, administrative and residential buildings that include 13 Schools which comprise educational departments. Under the leadership of Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. U. Meshram University has taken up the projects in various fields including innovative project ‘Lab to Land’ which has scientific and social relevance. In future University is about to develop Bio – Diversity Park and Tribal Academy.
The School of Arts and Humanities: 
            The School of Arts and Humanities has been established by the university authorities in the academic year 2010-11. At present the school has a total of four educational departments viz. Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Department of Library and Information Science, Department of Arts and Fine Arts and Department of Defence and Strategic Studies. The school has been committed to work in conformance with the objectives of the University for strengthening the teaching and learning processes. Faculties of the School are continuously striving to keep the students abreast of the current knowledge about recent trends of their subject domain and also inculcate in them curiosity about education, research and extension by forming a study circle.
Department of Mass Communication and Journalism:
            The Department has started two years post graduate course called M.A. in Mass Communication and Journalism from the year 2006-2007. Well designed practical and experienced faculties are the backbone of the department. The Department publishes a periodical namely ‘UMAVI VARTA’. It is operated by students. The department always tries to impart the best Journalistic Wisdom and as a part it seminars, workshops, speeches of major media personalities and the arrangement of study tours are organized by Media knowledge an initiative. The department takes efforts for development of all individuals and it organizes national and international Media related events and research activities including creative Journalistic workshops. Presently 60 percent of our students working in Print media, 25 percent in electronic and broadcasting media.
Aims and Objectives of the Conference:
1)      To discuss present initiatives experiments and activities of community Radio
2)      To identify various facets of rural development for community radio interventions
3)      To deliberate on constraints faced by CRS and suggest remedial measures.
4)      Development of CRS as a medium of communication.
5)      To search reach and development of CRS at Rural area in View of Language, Folk, (Song, Music, Literature) Custom, Culture, Education etc.
6)      To create opportunity to local audience in participation at various level of program in CRS at rural area Ethics & Social Responsibilities of CRS.
7)      Providing appropriate programmes keeping in view the special needs of the youth.
8)      Informing and stimulating the national consciousness in regard to the status and problems of women and paying special attention to the upliftment of women.
9)      Promoting social justice and combating exploitation inequality and such evils as untouchability and advancing the welfare of the weaker sections of the society.
10)   Providing suitable programmes keeping in view the special needs of the minorities and tribal communities.
Theme of the Conference:
            “Role of Community Radio as a Medium of Rural & Urban Development”
1.      Sub-Theme –
1)     Introducing Community Radio
2)      Radio Broadcasting in India & Various types of Radio  Broadcasting
3)     Radio & Different Platforms
4)     Impact of Community Radio on Society
5)     Community Radio & Agriculture Development
6)     Opportunities & Challenges of Community Radio
7)     Role of Community Radio  In Rural & Urban Development
8)     Learning Community Radio, Media, Education, Health and Development
9)     Performance measurement/CR CIT Tool kit
10) Smart Media Solutions for CR Sector
11) Programming for CR
12) Sustainability of the CR Stations/Nations of the Community /
       Urban Vs Rural scenario of CR.
13) How to maximize the reach of CR using new media
14)Community Radio and Urban Development
15) Mainstream broadcasting & niche broadcasting  
16) Public Service Broadcasting & Community Radios

Call for Papers:
            Papers are invited on any of the relevant topics pertaining to the theme of conference. The said conference is an initiative to bring well-know academia, critics, scholars, teachers and students to explore the academic impulse in building of social responsible media. To create greater awareness about the topic and ideas Research Papers on the main theme and sub themes of the conference are invited from well known academician, teachers, researcher and students. Quality research paper including field studies from scholars, researches, teachers and students are invited. Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, North Maharashtra University, shall not be responsible for any violation of copyright; the author of the respective paper shall be solely accountable for the same.
Paper Submission Guidelines:
            Research paper should be based on main or the subthemes of the conference. It should have proper research questions and should also reflect the findings. Abstract length should be between 250 to 300 words. Full Paper should not be more than 3000 words. It must be typed in Times New Roman font size 12 with 1.5 line spacing using MS-Word application in English and only ISM DVB-TT Surekh Font 14pt in single space Marathi/Hindi. The author should give his/here-mail ID, contact number and address with pin code. At the end of the paper.  The research paper should be submitted to the following e-miles and Contact No.-
1.      Dr. Tukaram Daud -                                                                         Organizing Secretary
Ph. – (0257) 2257446, 2258008, Mo. – 9420438453
2.      Dr. Sudhir Bhatkar -                                                                         Convener
Ph.: - (0257) 2257436, Mo – 9423490044
3.      Sandip Kedar  -                                                                                 Co-ordinator
Ph: - (0257) 2257445, Mo.- 8600070099
4.      Rahul Kapure  -                                                                                Co-ordinator
Ph.:- (0257) 2257445, Mo.- 9763103431
Important dates :
Full paper with abstract submission:               25th January 2016
Conference dates:                                           12th to 13th February 2016
(Note – No paper will be accepted after         25th January 2016
Delegates from Academic Institutions                       Rs.1000/-
Research Scholars/Students                                        Rs.800/-
Registration fees include participation in all technical sessions, conference kit, tea and lunch will be provided at the venue. Fee is payable by DD in favour of “Finance & Accounts Officer, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon” payable at Jalgaon (M.S.) INDIA. All the authors of paper and participator are required to pay the Registration fees.
Accommodation: Accommodation will be arranged at North Maharashtra University campus on first cum first served basis. Please inform or mention it in advance your application form.

North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
School of Arts and Humanities
National Conference
“Role of Community Radio as a Medium of Rural & Urban Development”
12th and 13th Feb.  2016
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                                                                                                           Signature of the participant

Chief Patron
Hon. Dr. Prof. Sudhir U. Meshram
Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor,
North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon

Dr. A. M. Mahajan                         Prof. Dr. D. G. Hundiwale
Registrar, N.M.U., Jalgaon              Director, B.C.U.D. N.M.U., Jalgaon
                              Dr. T. R. Borse                                       Mr. Sunil Patil
I/c Director,                                                           PRO
School of Arts and Humanities                              N.M.U., Jalgaon
     Mr. Sanjay Chandekar,
     Head, Radio FTII, Pune
Organizing Secretary
                                  Dr. Tukaram V. Daud
                                 Head & Associate Professor
                 Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

1.      Dr. Sudhir Bhatkar -                                                                         Convener
Ph.: - (0257) 2257436, Mo – 9423490044
2.      Sandip Kedar  -                                                                                 Co-ordinator
Ph: - (0257) 2257445, Mo.- 8600070099
3.      Rahul Kapure  -                                                                                 Co-ordinator
Ph.:- (0257) 2257445, Mo.- 9763103431

Local Organizing Committee
Dr. Manisha Indani                             Mr. Santosh Khirade
Mr. Tushar Raising                             Mr. Omkar Pawar
Mr. Sanjay Patki                                  Mr. Sanju Patil
     P.B. NO.80, Umavinagar, Jalgaon – 425001 (M.S.)

    (0257-2257446, 2257008) website:

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