Media and Entertainment Skills Council signs MoU with Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University – Edexlive
The Media and Entertainment Skills Council (MESC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Makhanlal Chaturvedi National Journalism University and Communication (MCNUJC) at the MESC office in Jasola, New Delhi. The first MoU confirms a long-standing partnership between the MESC and the MCNUJC to strengthen existing programs and deliver new industry-leading, industry-focused programs integrated with on-the-job training and apprenticeships, in accordance with the national education policy. The MoU signing ceremony was attended by Prof. KG Suresh, Vice Chancellor, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Mohit Soni, Managing Director, MESC, Arpanesh Mani, Vice President, MESC and Nancy Singhal, Executive – Business Development, MESC.
The goal of this MoU is to equip students with employable and industry-oriented skills to make them industry-ready from day one. To achieve this goal, students will be offered industry-focused media and entertainment programs at 1,600 associated study institutes of MCNUJC, followed by other training centers.
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Highlighting employment opportunities, Prof. KG Suresh, Vice Chancellor of MCNUJC, said: “This MoU is a major step not only in strengthening media literacy but also in training young people. from rural areas of central India, especially Madhya Pradesh, in various aspects. emerging new media and offering them alternative employment and entrepreneurial opportunities.
Speaking about the MoU, Mohit Soni said, “This association provides opportunities for students seeking a career in M&E. Industry-focused programs are the need of the hour and we are working vigorously towards job placement and employment opportunities by inculcating integrated learning programs in media education. There will be opportunities such as job fairs, apprenticeships, expert trainings and more to improve students’ employable skills. This Memorandum of Understanding will strengthen the skills ecosystem by implementing the national education policy in all our vocational training centers and promoting various career opportunities in the M&E sector. »
MESC, through its education and skills development initiatives, will work closely with its members and industry associations to improve the quality of employable skills of students at the university and its associated institutes of study. . MESC works constantly with its industrial and academic partners to improve the quality of students’ employable skills.