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DME makes a mark in Cinema Studies through Indo-Aussie collaboration Delhi Metropolitan Education (DME) reserved its place in the galaxy of prestigious institutions of India by organising first of its kind international conference in New Delhi and Noida in the third week of November. The participation of more than five hundred academicians, researchers, media professionals and students of PhD, masters and bachelors programmes in 8 technical sessions, 3 plenary sessions, 3 workshops, inaugural and opening sessions, valedictory session along with an evening of music and dance might be envy for any emerging educational institution. India-Australia Collaboration This international conference Indian Cinema and Alternate Networks - ICAN2 2018 was jointly organised by DME Media School of Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida and School of Creative Arts and Communication, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia on November 16, 17 and 18, 2018. This India-Australia collaboration was unique and worked excellently on the ground. Endorsement by Government of India ICAN2 2018 was endorsed by Government of India when Mr. Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, lauded the efforts of DME in brining Australia closer to India in the field of academics and research. While inaugurating the conference as Chief Guest at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, he added that films could be an effective instrument of brining social change and spreading the culture of India beyond borders. Congregation of film makers and experts from India Media academicians, researchers, scholars, professionals and students belonging to more than 40 universities and colleges from 15 States and Union Territories of India gathered in Delhi NCR for ICAN2 2018. To name a few educators, Prof. K G Suresh, Director General of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Prof. F B Khan, Professor-Jamia Millia and Dr. M Asad Nizam,, IGNOU and Dr. Shahid Rasool, Director of CEMCA contributed to the conference. The list of filmmakers in the conference was really rich with Ms. NimishaPandey, National Award winner filmmaker and Content Head, ALT Balaji, Mr. ViveckVaswani, known film producer, director and actor, Mr. Dilip Mehta, director of The Untold Story of Sunny Leone released on Netflix recently, Mr. Aditya Seth, consultant to the University of South Wales in Cardiff and Mr. Nimish Kapoor, the man behind India International Science Film Festival. Ms.Shubhra Gupta, the most credible film critic associated with The Indian Express added value to the conference. Eminent scholars and filmmakers from Australia Dr. Sean Redmond, Professor in Deakin University delivered key note address in the inaugural session of ICAN2 2018. Dr. John Cuming, Senior Lecturer in Screen and Design at Deakin University, participated in deliberations throughout in addition to conducting a workshop. The conference opened with the wishes by Professor Matthew Allen, of Deakin University. Dr. Vikrant Kishore, Course Director - Film, Television & Animation and Senior Lecturer in Screen and Design at the Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, addressed the opening session and a plenary session and also conducted a workshop. The force behind academic extravaganza ICAN2 2018 This international conference could see light of the day with the support of Mr. AmanSahni, Vice Chairman, DME. The two conveners Prof. (Dr.) SusmitaBala and her team of DME Media School and Dr. Vikrant Kishore and his team from Australia were successful in making sure that everything is put in place at the right moment. Prof. (Dr.) AmbrishSaxena, Advisor to the conference, led from the front from conceptualization to execution and made sure that DME marches ahead on the chosen path. DME Media School has also constructed a state of art studio to keep pace with its growing ambitions.
Every industry demands a lot more than theoretical knowledge and top scores from fresh graduates today. Cutthroat competition and changing market dynamics have urged educational institutes to revisit their curricula and teaching methodologies with the hope that students become industry ready from day zero in an organization. What can colleges do to heed the call of recruiters who cite soft skills, personality and professionalism as important skills they look for in potential hires? Let us take a sneak peek at Delhi Metropolitan Education (DME), Noida, and discover how it has gone beyond the classroom in its endeavour to create industry ready professionals. DME is located in Sector 62, Noida, a prime corporate hub of NCR, a location that works well in multiple ways. There is easy access from adjoining regions such as Vaishali, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, Mayur Vihar, etc and the transportation facility from designated metro stations such as Noida City Centre also allows greater convenience for students. Being surrounded by corporate giants such as IBM and being in proximity to Stellar IT Park is an added advantage. At present DME offers professional courses at graduation level - BBA, BA LLB, BBA LLB and BA (JMC).The college is affiliated to IP University and approved by the Bar Council of India. What is interesting about the college is its unique efforts towards developing its students in a holistic manner. Each course goes beyond the classroom by offering curriculum enrichment and adding value in such a way that students derive a unique experience as part of college life. The institute has also recently established 8 inter-disciplinary centres of excellence in various areas such as sustainable development, laws for gender and sexuality, research and innovation in media, etc. DME Law School has undertaken pro bono legal aid services to the neighbouring community and offers coaching to students preparing for judicial services and other competitive exams in the field of law through its Judicial Training Academy. The academy, the Law School benefits from the able guidance of Hon'ble Mr. Justice Bhanwar Singh (Former Judge, Allahabad High Court and Former Registrar General, Supreme Court of India). Eminent personalities such as Prof. Dr. N.K Bahl (Former District and Sessions Judge, U.P) and Mr. P.N Parashar (Former District Judge and Member, Competition Commission of India) as well as noted academician, Prof. Dr. Manjula Batra (Former Dean, Faculty of Law, Jamia Millia Islamia) are other key faculty at the Law School. During the course of the law programmes, students undergo intensive theoretical and practical training including case law analyses, presentations, parliamentary debates, etc. The students are taught the inner workings of a court room through moot court exercises and competitions that help in developing confident lawyers. DME Management School's BBA programme has recently attained an all India rank of 4 in TOI Top Emerging BBA Institutes Survey 2018. BBA students undergo personality development sessions and workshops to groom them into future business leaders with a difference. Role plays, business simulation exercises, projects, presentations and case study analyses are used to develop students' business acumen and analytical abilities. Mock group discussions and personal interviews are held regularly to prepare students for summer internships and placements. DME Media School recently organized an international conference "India and Changing Aspects of News" (ICAN) from 9th-11th March 2018. The conference was a huge success, with renowned professionals such as Mr. Mark Tully (Former Bureau Chief, BBC, New Delhi) and Prof. Dr. Ambrish Saxena (Academic Head, Zee Institute of Media Arts and Zee Institute of Creative Arts) sharing industry insights. DME Media School trains its students with state of the art equipment at the Audio, Video and Photography Lab of the institute. Photography exhibitions, movie making workshops and movie festivals are held from time to time and give ample opportunities to students to showcase their talent and also develop their journalism skills. Besides the academic and practical training, the college has created a vibrant environment through various student driven societies that enable all round development of students. While an intellectual student may find his/her true calling at the Moot Court Society, the film buff would explore new grounds at the Film Appreciation Society and a budding entrepreneur may turn to the Entrepreneurship Cell. The college boasts of an excellent infrastructure with Wi-fi enabled, air-conditioned campus. The college auditorium offers the perfect stage for cultural and intellectual activities with adequate seating to attract a large audience. There are 2 libraries that are well-stocked with reputed journals, books and e-learning resources. There is a Cafe Coffee Day and a canteen that offer a variety of refreshments and much needed refuge to students after their lectures and activities.