IIMC Alumni Association Felicitated its Prominent Authors

: 46 Alumni Authors Honoured at Annual Alumni Meet : New Delhi, 17th February 2014: The Indian Institute of Mass Communication Alumni Association (IIMCAA) felicitated their eminent alumni authors, who have written books on different subjects and received various awards, at their annual alumni meet – ‘SBI Life Connections 2014’ held at IIMC campus in New Delhi on Sunday.

India’s oldest and the best mass communication institute has produced many renowned media persons and communication gurus in different fields. The institute’s Alumni Association has members all over the country and has chapters in all states. IIMCAA also has chapters in foreign countries like – the United States, the United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates, Australia and Singapore. It was a confluence of professionals across the communication industry which includes Print and Electronic Media, PR, Advertising, corporate comm etc.

On this year’s alumni meet, the IIMCAA honoured alumni, who have done outstanding work on writing, editing and translating books, under the theme – ‘Campus Wale Writers’. Alumnus & actress Hasleen Kaur also came for the meet; she and music director Mithoon Sharma were also felicitated on the stage. Around 800 alumni from all corners of the country attended the event.

IIMC Alumni Association also felicitated Mr. Laxman Rao, a tea seller at Vishnu Digaambar Marg, who has written more than 30 books on various issues in our society. Mr. Rao is very popular among journalists from various media houses at BSZ Marg, Delhi’s Fleet Street.

Apurva Chamaria, Convenor of the ‘SBI Life Connections 2014’ addressed the gathering by saying: "IIMC alumni association with a reach of 2000+ has made rapid strides in the last 2 years and now has local chapters globally emerging as the unifying body for alumni of one of the world's best mass communication colleges. I'm delighted that this year’s global alumni meet has found fantastic backing from sponsors as we gather to celebrate and recognise 46 IIMCians who have gone on to become authors."

The event was started with welcome dance performance by current batch and felicitation ceremony. Suddenly the flow was broken by a Flash Mob, which made everybody danced in the Auditorium. This sudden and surprise performance moved everybody at their seats. After the felicitation ceremony, all alumni signed-off the grand meet with dinner and DJ – ‘Tum Hi Ho Night’.

The IIMCAA alumni meet was supported by SBI Life, IFFCO, HCL, Coca-Cola, India News, Fever 104 FM & Graphisads.

Felicitation List of Campus Wale Writers

1.     Prof. Gita Bamezai | 1976-77 Batch

2.    Professor Vijay Parmar | 1977-78 Batch

3.    Madhuker Upadhyay | 1978-79 Batch

4.    VK Cherian | 1980-81 Batch

5.    Amit Sengupta | 1981-82 Batch

6.    Subir Bhaumik | 1982-83 Batch

7.    Sujata Sabnis | 1983-84 Batch

8.    Shantanu Guha Ray | 1983-84 Batch

9.    V. Sudarshan | 1984-85 Batch

10. Samudra Gupta Kashyap | 1985-86 Batch

11. Prof. Harish Kumar | 1987-88 Batch

12. Vinod Viplav | 1987-88 Batch

13. Anami Sharan Babal | 1987-88 Batch

14. Alok Shrivastav | 1988-89 Batch

15. Manoj Dayal | 1988-89 Batch

16. Anurag Vajpeyi | 1990-91 Batch

17. Nidheesh Tyagi | 1991-92 Batch

18. Vamsee Juluri | 1991-92 Batch

19. Vartika Nanda | 1993-94 Batch

20. Shruti Jain | 1993-94 Batch

21. Anna MM Vetticad | 1993-94 Batch

22. Umesh Chaturvedi | 1993-94 Batch

23. Jai Singh | 1993-94 Batch

24. Neelesh Misra | 1994-95 Batch

25. Suresh Kumar Vashishth | 1994-95 Batch

26. Amarendra Kishore | 1994-95 Batch

27. Sonal Kalra | 1995-96 Batch

28. Vidyut Prakash Maurya | 1995-96 Batch

29. Sushila Kumari | 1995-96 Batch

30. Gayatri Srivastava | 1996-97 Batch

31. Abhiranjan Kumar | 1997-98 Batch

32. Dev Vrat Singh |  1997-98 Batch

33. Namrata Kohli | 1999-2000 Batch

34. Ajay Khullar | 2000-2001 Batch

35. Priyanka Singh | 2000-01 Batch

36. Vimal Kumar | 2000-01 Batch

37. Arvind Das | 2001-02 Batch

38. Arunoday Prakash | 2003-04 Batch

39. Minakshi Thakur | 2003-04 Batch

40. Manjit Thakur | 2004-05 Batch

41. Sushant Jha | 2004-05 Batch

42. Chetna Bhatia | 2008-09 Batch

43. Marinder Mishra| 2008-09 Batch

44. Himanshu Shekhar | 2008-09 Batch

45. Vartika | 2009-10 Batch

46. Ritvik Kukreja | 2009-10 Batch

 

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