Department of Mass CommunicationFaculty

FACULTY Profile

Prof. DevVrat Singh, Professor

 

 

Professor Dev Vrat Singh has been actively engaged in media profession, teaching, training and research for the last 24 years. A professional-turned-academician, Prof. Singh earned his doctorate in Mass Communication with an emphasis on television news in 2005. He studied Radio and Television Journalism at the prestigious Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi. He was actively engaged in television journalism and associated with many national news channels before joining media academics. He started his academic career in 2000 from Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. After that he joined Institute of Mass Communication and Media Technology, Kurukshetra University, Haryana. He taught at Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana also. Dr. Singh has been an avid media writer. He has authored five books on Electronic Media History, Television Journalism, and Television Content. His 20 research papers have been published in reputed research journals. He has contributed chapters in 12 books and more than 50 articles in various newspapers and magazines. He has written course material for Shimla University and Kota Open University, Rajasthan. He has supervised more than 100 Master Degree and M.Phil. dissertations and two doctorates. At present, six Ph.D. scholars are carrying out research under his guidance. He has been frequently invited as resource person by the national broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan in its programs.

Contact: 9931960785
vrat.dev@gmail.com


Rajesh Kumar, Senior Assistant Professor & Coordinator


 

Mr. Rajesh Kumar has been associated with the discipline of media education as a distinguished academician, researcher, administrator and media professional. He is at present ‘Coordinator’ of the Department of Mass Communication and is having more than one and half decades of experience in academia and industry. Mr. Kumar has submitted his Doctoral Research on ‘Mapping Media Education in Universities of Eastern India’ from CUJ, Ranchi has produced qualitative publications in SCOPUS, UGC CARE Indexed Journals and egyankosh as well. He is a recipient of UGC (NET) in Mass Communication and Journalism and has completed MA and M.Phil. programs in Mass Communication and Journalism from GJUS&T, Hisar and TGOU, Dimapur respectively. He has supervised more than 25 Dissertations at Postgraduate level. Mr. Kumar is also an alumnus of IIMC, New Delhi and is the Editor and Editorial Member of multiple publications at university level. It includes Academia: Faculty Profile of CUJ, Anveshan: Research Profile of CUJ, Journey from Despair to Hope: A Silhouette, CUJian Age, Vaagmita: Annual Magazine and Coffee Table Book. He has also contributed more than 30 articles and has prepared layout, design and make up for more than 500 pages in print media during his association with the media industry as a Copy Editor/Sub Editor. Mr. Kumar has actively been engaged in Administrative and Extra-curricular activities and has contributed immensely for the development of a newly established university as an Administrative Warden, Proctor In-charge, Sports In-charge, NCC Officer, NSS Officer In-charge, Warden, Coordinators, Conveners and Members of cultural, sports, examination and hostel committees.

Contact: 9631488108, 7004911
rajesh.iimc@gmail.com


Rashmi Verma, Senior Assistant Professor

 

 

Mrs. Rashmi Verma is actively engaged in teaching, training and research in the discipline of Mass Communication for more than one decade. She joined academics in 2010 with Central University. Prior to this, she was associated with print media in Delhi. Mrs. Verma has many cover stories to her credit, she also carried out regular columns and her articles, features were published in various print publications. She has presented programs on All India Radio and has undergone professional training with some print/electronic media houses. As a course teacher, she has conducted some outreach programs for the students and has coordinated field/industry visits. She has been actively engaged in conducting special lectures of media professionals and in organizing placement drive for the students. Recently she has conducted various online/in-person trainings and workshops for media teachers, students, NGO’s, Artisans, Theatre artists, members of Self Help Groups and other community activists on ‘News and Information Literacy’.  She has also conducted sessions with children of local community and neighboring schools on ‘Good and Bad Touch’ and ‘Gender Sensitization’.

 

Contact: 9955040296
raashmi.verma@gmail.com


Dr. Sudarshan Yadav, Assistant Professor

 

 

Dr. Yadav holds a PhD (BHU), NET-JRF, MA in Mass Communication, BSc and a Certificate in Disaster Management (IGNOU). He has worked at IBN7 and Mahuaa News. He has eight years of teaching and research experience. He specializes in the area of Science Communication, Film Studies, Communication Theories and Research and Media Management. His interest areas are New Media, Cultural Studies, Risk Communication and Contemporary Studies.

Contact: 8789519674
sudarshanbhu@gmail.com


Dr. Amrit Kumar, Assistant Professor

 

 

Dr. Kumar holds his PhD in Mass Communication on the topic Health Consciousness and Media Perspectives (with special reference to Tribal Society of Jharkhand) from the MGAHV, Wardha (Maharashtra). He also possesses an MPhil in Mass Communication, 2012 on the topic Manrega, Samajik Parivartan and Media (visheshsandarbh - Sitamarhi, Bihar) from the Centre for Communication and Media Studies, MGAHV, Wardha (Maharashtra); His interest areas are development communication, tribal studies, and new media. He has also taught in the Department of Hindi Journalism, S.G.N.D. Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Department of Hindi Journalism, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi and Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal.

Contact: 9921785903
amrit5421@gmail.com


Dr. Vinay Bhushan, Assistant Professor (Temporary)

 

 

Dr. Vinay Bhushan has a total work experience of nine years and specializes in Video Production, Photography, Reporting and Development Communication. He has worked at Guru Ghasidas University, Bilaspur (CG) as an Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc). He spent a year as a Research Assistant in Information Encyclopedia Project at MGAHV, Wardha. He also has a year-long experience as a correspondent at ANI. He holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication on the topic: Development Vision of Hindi Newspapers in the era of Globalization. He has qualified UGC-JRF in Journalism and Mass Communication and completed his MA in Mass Media and Communication.

 

Contact - 9407687282
bhushan.mass@gmail.com