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VIPS embarks on SPANDAN 2016

Updated: Oct 26, 2016 16:32 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 26 (ANI):The Inter College Annual Mega Media Festival- SPANDAN 2016- by Vivekananda School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, began on Tuesday, 25th October 2016, in the presence of dignitaries from the field of media and journalism, civil society and academics.

At the inauguration ceremony, Dr. S.C. Vats, Chairman, VIPS, said, "To be a successful journalist, one must gain knowledge of all domains." Keeping this in mind, the fourth edition of Newseum, an exhibition on news media, was set up by students on the theme 'Investigative Journalism', highlighting cases from Watergate Scandal to Panama

Papers. With an aim to promote and support the prestigious 'Make in India' campaign of Government of India, the theme of Spandan 2016 is 'Back to the Roots'. The main highlight of the festival is 'Ehsaas Bharat Ka' which includes stalls of Indian cuisine, handicrafts and handlooms.

Dr. CharuLata Singh, Dan, VSJMC along with faculty members expressed satisfaction over the hard work put in by the students. It is the students who organize the festival, generate funds and execute it. (ANI)