JIMS –Vasant Kunj: Media Seminar on "Growing Trend of Fake News"
A media seminar on "Growing Trend of Fake News" was organized by the Department of Communications Studies of JIMS, Vasant Kunj at the IIC on November, 1 2017. The seminar was organized to understand the cause and predicaments of fake news. The program was inaugurated with the welcome address by Dr. Ravi K Dhar, Director, JIMS, Vasant Kunj. The Guests of Honour were Mr. Hridayesh Joshi, Senior Journalist, NDTV; Dr Sarvapriya Sangwan, Journalist, BBC; Dr. Anand Pradhan, Associate Professor, IIMC and Shanu Nair, PR Professional, Jindal Saw Ltd. Mr Joshi in his address cited many examples of fake news and told how people with vested- interests misuse media. Dr Sangwan emphasized on how fake news play with the emotions of people and use unreliable sources and unverified news.Dr. Pradhan commented on declining credibility of media and shared latest findings of Pew Research Centre that showed that "only 30% of the people believed mainstream media in the UK and the US." Dr Neeru Johri, HOD, Department of Communication Studies concluded the seminar with vote of thanks.
Dr Dhar, Director, JIMS with Hridayesh Joshi
Dr Johri with Dr Sarvapriya Sangwan
JIMS –Kalkaji Seminar on "India's Exports: Role of MSMEs and Impact of GST "
JIMS Kalkaji with the Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO), organised a national seminar on "India's Exports: Role of MSMEs and Impact of GST " on November 22, 2017. The inaugural session of the program was graced by an esteemed panel of Mr. Ajay Sahai, Director General & CEO, FIEO, Mr. T S Ahluwalia, Managing Committee Member, FIEO, Dr. (Cdr.) Satish Seth, Director-General, JIMS-Kalkaji, and Prof. (Dr.) J K Batra, Director, JIMS-Kalkaji. (Dr.) Cdr. Seth set the stage for an informative session by briefing on the positive impact of GST on MSMEs. Mr. Sahai talked at length on the role of exports on MSMEs while Mr. Ahluwalia discussed about the impact of demonetization on the MSME sector. The technical session had eminent speakers including Dr. S. P. Sharma, Chief Economist, PHDCCI, Mr. Mohit Gupta, and Dr. A. K. Sengupta, Chair Professor, JIMS. Dr. Sharma elaborated on the increasing contribution of MSME to India's growth and the issues and challenges faced by them in exports. Mr. Gupta touched upon the practical aspects and bottlenecks of GST implementation. Dr. Sengupta highlighted on MSME's potential in the export market.
Esteemed speakers on the dais
Entrepreneurship Week celebrated at JIMS Kalkaji
Entrepreneurship Week was organized by the E-Cell of JIMS Kalkaji from 7th to 11th November. Over 250 students from more than 35 premier universities and colleges including Delhi University, IIFT, Jamia Milia Islamia etc. participated in the event. Competitions like Business quiz, Campus Company, IPL Auction and Business Plan were a huge hit among students. As part of the event a special lecture by Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GL Bajaj Institute of Management and Research on 'Leadership Agility in VUCA Environment' was also organized. Dr. Makkar addressed the students about the technological disruption intertwined in social, professional, economic and business perspectives. The week-long event concluded with prize distribution ceremony by Dr. (Cdr.) Satish Seth, Director General, JIMS, Kalkaji and Dr. J. K. Batra, Director, JIMS, Kalkaji.
Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director-General, GL Bajaj Institution with Dr. (Cdr.) Satish Seth, Director General, JIMS, Kalkaji and Dr. J. K. Batra, Director, JIMS, Kalkaji
JIMS Annual Sports Day 2017
JIMS celebrated its Annual Sports Day 2017 on November 10, 2017 at Sports Complex, Jasola. Students from various JIMS campuses competed in various sports such as Badminton, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Cricket, basketball etc. JIMS Kalkaji grabbed silver in five events including Volleyball Boys, Cricket, Badminton Boys Doubles, Basketball – both Girls and Boys. The winners and runner-ups were felicitated by Prof. (Major General, Retd.) M P Singh, Director, JIMS-Lajpat Nagar.
PProf. (Major General, Retd.) M P Singh, Director, JIMS Lajpat Nagar with the faculty, staff and winners at Jasola Sports Complex, New Delhi
From Chairman’s Desk

Dear Student,

As we begin a new calendar year 2018, it is time for me to convey my best wishes to all. New Year is the perfect time to appreciate all the things our faculties do for the students that brings smile in their lives while guiding them gently for a better future. A teacher is always kind at heart, helpful by nature, empathetic in approach for the benefit of the students. As teachers make the darkness disappear by imparting light of knowledge, I wish that all darkness fade away from their lives this New Year and fill it up with the brilliant light of positivity and motivation. The students always have teachers in their lives from school to college. This New Year, my wish for all teachers is that May all your choicest dreams come true. All students have their dreams and higher education phase of their lives become a strong phase where they learn new things, get exposed to new experiences and are able to formulate their career goals. I wish all the students best of everything which will take them towards the achievement of their career goals. Let's all work together in 2018 and make it an eventful year in every aspect.
Dr. Amit Gupta (Chairman)
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Student Team from Netherlands Visits JIMS Kalkaji
Students from Nyenrode New Business School (NNBS), Netherlands visited JIMS Kalkaji campus on Nov 28, 2017. Prof Mattijs and Ms. Winikie, Program In-charge, NNBS accompanied the students. The students and faculty were extended a warm welcome with cultural performances by JIMS students. Dr. Amit Gupta, Chairman, JIMS highlighted the NNBS student delegation on the economic, legal, political and social aspects of India during his address. NNBS and JIMS students also exchanged ideas and views on business environment in India. Two special guest lectures were also organized for the student delegation. Ms. Megha Mittal, Image Consultant discussed Global Culture while Mr. Pradeep Aswal, Founder and Director, Cinque shared his views on the entrepreneurship opportunities in India. Mementoes were presented to NNBS students and faculty by Dr. Amit Gupta, Chairman, JIMS, Dr. (Cdr.) Satish Seth Director General, JIMS-Kalkaji and Dr. J.K. Batra, Director, JIMS Kalkaji.
Indian student performers with NNBS students
JIMS Lajpat Nagar – Game of Survival7
Mass Communication Department organised an event titled "Game of Survival" in the campus on Nov 8. The event had a series of fun activities. The event witnessed footfall of nearly 100 students, who participated in various games. The winning students got gift hampers.
Students participating in various games.
industry visit
Ms. Bhawna Dhruv of JIMS, Vasant Kunj Got married with Dr. Naveen Sharma on 28 November 2017
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JIMS Kalkaji – Vigilance awareness week
Vigilance awareness week with a theme – 'My Vision-Corruption Free India' - was held at JIMS Kalkaji from Oct 30 to Nov 4, 2017. The week commenced with an "Integrity Pledge" in which all students pledged to work towards nation's prosperity. Other events such as Group Discussion on 'Ill Effects of Corruption' were also conducted for sensitizing students on issues like corruption.
Industry Visits 
Lajpat Nagar Campus
1. Study Visit to Agrasen ki Baoli: : First semester students of Interior Designing were taken to Agrasen ki Baoli for monument sketching on Nov 14. Agrasen ki Baolli is a historical monument known for its intricate design. .
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Students at Agrasen ki Baoli.

2. Educational Tour: A group of Mass Communication students went for a two-day educational trip to Kurukshetra and Chandigarh on Oct 31. The highlights of the trip were visits to the Kalpana Chawla Planetarium, Panorama Science Centre, Dharohar in Kurukshetra University campus; Rock Garden and The Tribune in Chandigarh. Equipped with DSLRs, students learned about camera angles, light conditions. They also learned about news and scripting. They made beautiful films and wrote scripts and travelogues as their class assignments. 
BMC Students from JIMS Lajpat Nagar during their visit to Kurukshetra and Chandigarh.
3. Thomson Press : Thirty-three students from Mass Communication Department visited Thomson Press in Faridabad on Nov, 15. The students were guided by Supervisor Engineer. They were briefed about the production process and introduced to finer nuances of offset, silkscreen and special processes of print technology. 
industry visit
Students with faculty member at Thomson Press
Guest Lectures 
Kalkaji Campus
1. Mr. Dhruv Garg, Director-Operations, Stanmax, delivered a guest lecture on November 3 2017 on "Entrepreneurship for Young Indian ".
A student felicitating Mr. Dhruv Garg, Director-Operations, Stanmax with a bouquet.
Guest Lectures 
Lajpat Nagar Campus
1. Mr. Shoaib Rafiq,Manager,anager Global Sales, Technology Resource Group Inc., delivered a guest lecture on Nov 9, 2017 on "Disruption in Technology ".
2. Mr. Saibal Paul,Associate Director, SA-DHAN, delivered a guest lecture on Nov 11, 2017 on "Micro Finance"to BBA students.
2. Ms. Nitika Sharma, Full Stack Developer, Knowroaming Ltd. conducted a two-day workshop on "Cross Platform Mobile App Development" on Nov 2-3, 2017 .
Street Play Organized by JIMS Kalkaji Students
Student members of Rotaract Club of JIMS, Kalkaji performed a street play (Nukkad Natak) on November 03, 2017. The play raised awareness about the pertinent ills of alcohol and drug abuse.
Students performing Street Play

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