AJK Mass Communication Research Centre (AJK MCRC)
Year Founded: 1982
Contact No: 011 2698 7285, 2698 6812
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Location: Jamia Millia Islamia University, Maulana Mohammed , Ali Jauhar Marg, New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110 025
AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, New Delhi was established in 1982 by Anwar Jamal Kidwai, the then Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia. In recognition of AJK’s contribution in giving Jamia a premium centre of learning the Centre was renamed Anwar Jamal Kidwai Mass Communication Research Centre. The AJK MCRC was set up in collaboration with York University, Toronto (Canada) and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
Under the agreement CIDA gifted MCRC a wide range of sophisticated media equipment for their studios editing set ups and outdoor production work while York University provided the first generation of teachers. The energetic team was led by the reputed documentary filmmaker, Professor James Beveridge who was a close associate of John Grierson, the pioneer of documentary film-making. The College is affiliated to Jamia Millia Islamia.
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