Department of Journalism & Mass Communication

Vision of the Department :

  • To provide media education and professional training
  • To study and to utilize mass media and traditional media for integral development of Koraput as well as the state of Odisha
  • To act as a nodal centre for the production of audio-visual programmes and publication of community newspapers on the rich culture and heritage of Koraput as well as Odisha for regional and national transmission
  • To act as the media resource and research centre through regional, national and international networking
  • To provide education and training to the youth of backward areas so as to make them good professionals to work at different levels
  • To provide education and training to the working journalists and to provide professionally qualified manpower for the professionals in traditional mass as well as new media
  • To produce quality research articles in leading national and international journals

Mission of the Department :

  • To set up state of the art studio & editing setup.
  • To start a Community Radio Station
  • To set up an Electronic Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC).
  • To work in collaboration with other prominent Universities/ institutions for print/audio-visual production, technical production and research work.
  • To work as hub for providing training to the rural journalists and produce media professionals who can work for the development of the society as well as the nation.
Faculty of Department of Journalism & Mass Communication

Name: Dr. Pradosh Kumar Rath
Designation: Asst. Professor
Qualification: M.A. (Eco.), MJMC, Ph.D.
Research Area: Communication for Development, Communication Research, Advt. & PR, Inter-cultural Communication

Name: Mr. Sourav Gupta
Designation: Asst. Professor
Qualification: M.A. in JMC
Research Area: Communication for Development, Women's Studies, Cultural Studies, Theatre Arts, Folk & Traditional Communication

Name: Ms. Sony Parhi
Designation: Lecturer on Contract
Qualification: MJMC, LL.B.
Research Area: Corporate Communication, Science Communication,

Name: Mr. Sujit Kumar Mohanty
Designation: Lecturer on Contract
Qualification: M.A in Communication
Research Area: Print Media, TV Production, Health Communication, Media Laws

Name: Ms. Talat Jahan Begum
Designation: Lecturer on Contract
Qualification: M.A. (Pol. Sc.), M.A. in JMC
Research Area: Television Journalism & Production, Documentary & Short Films, Communication for Development