CHANDIGARH – November 05 2012: School of Communications Studies started their annual media fest “SOCH” 2012 with the theme “PARWAAZ – WINGS OF IMAGINATION”. The Fest was inaugurated by Prof. A. K. Grover, Vice-Chancellor Panjab University who was also the chief guest for the event, along with esteemed guests Mr. K K Rattu Director, Doordarshan, and Mrs. Poonam Amrit Singh, Director, AIR. The guests were welcomed by Mrs. Sumedha Singh, Organizing Secretary and Events Coordinator, SOCH 2012.
Prof. Grover commended the initiatives taken by the department and applauded the reverence that the University carries with names of great laureates. He also suggested some visions for the forthcoming editions of the media festival like taking up the lead in preparing one credit course for PhD students across all disciplines and specifically assigned responsibility to organize public lectures to disseminate the benefits of higher education in all PU affiliated colleges under the activities planned to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Prof. Ruchi Ram Sahni. DD Director Mr. Rattu and Director AIR also highly praised and congratulated the department for the grand commencement of SOCH. Department Representative, Rupinder Kaur, presented the vote of thanks. The event was attended in full presence of participants from various colleges, students from the department, research scholars and teachers.