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TU Central Department of Journalism Unveils New Building with State-of-the-Art Facility

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Tribhuvan University's Central Department of Journalism Unveils New Building with State-of-the-Art Facility

The Central Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at Tribhuvan University has marked a significant milestone with the inauguration of its new building in Balkhu. The ceremony, led by Acting Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shivlal Bhusal, signified a leap towards advanced educational environments for journalism and mass communication studies.

Transition to Modern Infrastructure

  • From Old to New: Shifting from the long-time base at the Ratnarajya Lakshmi Campus on Exhibition Road, the department now enjoys a modern setup designed to foster innovative learning and teaching.
  • Four Years in the Making: The construction journey culminated in a facility that promises comfort and contemporary amenities, reflecting a departure from the cramped spaces of the past.

Enhancing Educational Excellence

  • Driven by Initiative: Department head Prachiranjeevi Khanal highlighted the proactive efforts behind the building's conception, aimed at revitalizing journalism education with adequate infrastructure.
  • Resourcefulness and Support: Despite previous limitations in space and technology, the collaborative spirit among stakeholders paved the way for this significant upgrade.

Facility Highlights

  • Comprehensive Features: The new premises boast well-equipped classrooms, specialized studios for radio and film, a multimedia room, a vast library, and an international-level auditorium, among others.
  • Accommodation for Visiting Scholars: The building includes living spaces for guest professors, enhancing the department's capacity to host international academics.

Future Prospects and University Commitment

  • Raising the Bar: With these advancements, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Shivlal Bhusal acknowledged the heightened expectations for the department to integrate global developments and achievements into its curriculum.
  • Continuous Support: Reaffirming the university's dedication, Vice Chancellor Bhusal assured ongoing assistance for the department's further development and upgrade.

Investment in Education

  • Financial Overview: The construction, executed by Valley Baburatna JV Construction Company, represented an investment of 21.59 million, signifying a substantial commitment to quality education in journalism and mass communication.

Academic Evolution

  • Expanding Horizons: Since launching its Master's degree program in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2058 BS, followed by advanced degrees, the department has continuously evolved, reflecting Tribhuvan University's commitment to excellence in education.

The inauguration of the new building for the Central Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at Tribhuvan University heralds a transformative phase for journalism education in Nepal. With top-notch facilities and a vision for incorporating global trends, the department is well-positioned to cultivate the next generation of journalists and media professionals.

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