Imphal, Feb 25
The State Institute of Journalism, DIPR, Manipur inaugurated a two weeks short term course on ‘Impact of Social Media’ at Jadonang Memorial College, Longmai, Noney on Monday. Hungyo Worshang, IAS DC, Noney District was the chief guest of the inaugural function.
H. Balkrisna Singh, Director, DIPR, Manipur was the President of the function. Shri Ramkung Pamei, President, Manipur Hills Journalists’ Union and Khuigai Kahmei, Principal, Jadonang Memorial College were the Guests of Honour.
Hungyo Worshang said the subject matter of the course conducted by DIPR is very relevant in today’s world as misuse of Social Media can cause unrest in the society. “As human beings, we have the tendency to believe bad things”, he said.
H. Balkrisna Singh, said that he had certain inhibitions when planning to conduct such a course in a new district. However, he said he was happy to see a large number of youths who have applied for the two weeks course.
W. Phajatombi Devi, Joint Director (IPR), Seema Sanjenbam, Course Co-Ordinator, SIJ, Sagolsem Snehprabha, Manager of Publication and other staff of DIPR also attended the function.
Jeet Akoijam, Resident Editor of Imphal Times hails from Singjamei Liwa Road. Has been with Imphal Times since its start. A National level Rugby player and a regular Trekker and Nature Lover, loves spending time in lap of Mother Nature. Jeet is the father of two lovely kids. Jeet can be contacted at [email protected]
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