New Delhi: Media & Entertainment Skills Council (MESC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication (MCNUJC) at MESC office, Jasola, New Delhi. The maiden MOU affirms a long-standing partnership between MESC and MCNUJC to strengthen the existing programs and offer industry oriented new edge programs embedded with On-Job training (OJT) and Apprenticeship as per the new education policy. The MoU signing ceremony took place in the presence of Prof. K.G., Vice-Chancellor, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication and Mr. Mohit Soni, Chief Executive Officer, MESC, Mr. Arpanesh Mani, VP, MESC and Ms. Nancy Singhal, Executive – Business Development, MESC.
The objective of this MOU is to equip students with employable and industry-oriented skills to make them industry ready from day one. To meet the objective, students will be offered industry-oriented Media & Entertainment programs across 1600 associated study institutes of MCNUJC, followed by the other training centers.
Emphasizing on the employment opportunities, Prof. K.G. Suresh, Vice-Chancellor, MCNUJC said: “This MOU is a major milestone not only in further strengthening media education but also skilling youth in rural areas of Central India, particularly Madhya Pradesh, in various aspects of emerging new media and providing them with alternative job & entrepreneurship opportunities.”
While Mr. Soni said: “This association brings prospects to the students seeking a career in M&E sector. Industry-oriented programs is the need of time, and we are vigorously working towards placement and employment opportunities by instilling apprenticeship integrated programs in the media education. There will be opportunities like Job fairs, apprenticeship, expert training, and many more to enhance business/employable skills of the students. This MOU will strengthen the skilling ecosystem by implementing the New Education Policy across all our vocational training centers and promoting various career opportunities across the M&E sector.”
MESC through its Education & Skill Development initiatives will work closely with its members and Industry Associations to improve the quality of the employable skills of students of University and its associated study Institutes. MESC has been constantly working with its Industry and Academic partners to enhance the quality of the employable skills of students.