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Generoso Pamittan, Jr.
Country Director
Far Eastern University

Edna Bernabe
Deputy Director – Metro Manila
Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Jonathan Gochuico
Deputy Director – Luzon
La Salla Dasmarinas

Carmencita Robles
Deputy Director – Visayas
West Visayas State University

Ramir Philip Jones Sonsona
Deputy Director – Mindanao
Mindanao University of Science and Technology

Dr. Biplab Loha Choudhury
Professor
Centre for Journalism & Mass Communication,
Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan,
West Bengal
Mob: 91-8670681901
Email: blcpal@gmail.com; dr_blcp@rediffmail.com

Dr. Biplab Loha Choudhury is Professor in the Centre for Journalism and Mass Communication, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal. He holds a doctorate in communication from Assam University at Silchar. He has also worked as a Stringer with the Telegraph, Correspondent of The Hitavada, Nagpur and journalist with The City Catch, Kolkata. He also served in the West Bengal Civil Service and as Lecturer in Assam University Silchar, Assam. He is recipient of the National Scholar Award and State Rank, West Bengal, 1981. He has executed many research projects and offered consultancy in Communication and Media for several agencies including the Nehru Yuva Kendra, Ministry of Youth, GOI; Federation of Industries in North-east Region; and many media organizations. He has authored two books and edited three books on media organization and management and Development Communication. He has published several research articles in refereed journals and books. He has also produced an educational series for Doordarshan and talk programs for All India Radio.

Secretary
Dr. B.K. Ravi,

Chairman
Department of Communication,
Bangalore University,
P.K.Block, Palace Road,
Bangalore-560009, Karnataka
Mob: 91-9448271938
E-mail: bkravibu@gmail.com, bkravibu@yahoo.co.in

Dr. B.K.Ravi is Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Communication, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka. He has 23 years of teaching experience and journalistic experience of over 15 years in the print media. He has produced 100 programmes on current affairs for Television and more than 20 Television Documentaries. He has also to his credit, 29 productions for radio, besides 37 talks on radio. He has specialised in the subject areas of Indian Media Industry, Political Communication and Film Studies. He has presented more than 25 papers in India and abroad including USA, Poland, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Kenya, Qatar, Thailand, Malaysia and China. He has published several articles in international research journals and guided students for doctoral studies. He has chaired scientific sessions at international conferences and has completed several research projects on e-content and on the role of television in rural development.

Deputy Director-East
Mr. Mritunjoy Chatterjee
Director,
Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development (iLEAD) Kolkata
1/1, Satyen Roy Road,
Behala, Kolkata-700 034,
West Bengal
Mobile: (0) 99032 50736 / 98 310 32174   
E-mail : mrityunjoychatterjee@gmail.com

Mr. Mritunjoy Chatterjee is Director of the Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Development (iLEAD) Kolkata and has 29 years of expérience in the Media Industry and in Education. He was instrumental in building the NSHM Institute of Media & Communication (NIMC), Kolkata from inception. He has been Input Editor of ETV-Bangla and Chief of Bureau of TVI Network Kolkata with vast experience in Wire Services (UNI News Agency), Print, Radio and Television. A field-based correspondent and News Producer, specialized in Political reporting and analysis besides Television News and News-Based Programme production, his other areas of expertise are Sports and Environment. He is a Visiting Faculty to universities besides a number of   premier media institutions. He is also a Consultant-Director to M/S Touchstone Media. the Kolkata in TV News Clips and programme Production, Documentary and Ad Film, PR, Corporate Communications and Event Management.

                                                  
Deputy Director-West
Dr. R. K. Madhavi Reddy
Associate Professor and Head,
Dept. of Communication Studies,
University of Pune,
Ganeshkhind,
Pune - 411 009
Maharashtra
Mob: 91-9922758708
Email: emailtomadhavi@gmail.com

Dr. R. K. Madhavi is Associate Professor and Head of Department of Communication Studies at Pune University, Pune. She has also worked as Lecturer in the Department of Communication Media for Children at SNDT University, Pune , TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. She pursued her doctoral studies on political campaigns and mass media. She has completed a course on Film Appreciation from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. She has carried several projects authored several research articles on current media related issues in refereed journals. Her academic interests include Political Communication, Gender Studies, Development Communication, Information Technology, Children and media effects, Audience reception to media and Social communication.

Deputy Director-North
Dr. Vikas Kumar
Associate Professor (IT)
Asia-Pacific Institute of Management
3&4 Institutional Area, Jasola
Sarita Vihar
New Delhi - 110025
India
Ph. +91-11-42094830
+91-9899844584 (M)
Fax. +91-11-26951541
Email: prof.vikaskumar@gmail.com

Dr. Vikas Kumar is Associate Professor of Information Technology at the Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi. He holds a Ph. D from Kurukshetra University, Haryana. He is a life member of Indian Science Congress Association, Computer Society of India, IETE, ICEIE, IPA, VEDA, IVS and Magnetic Society of India. He is a member of IEEE, IEEE Communication Society and Computer Science Teacher Association (USA). He has designed and conducted several training programs for the corporate sector and is an IT trainer for many Govt. of India departments. Along with two books, he has more than 80 research papers to his credit in various national and international conferences and journals. He was the Editor of International Quarterly Refereed Journal “Asia-Pacific Business Review” during June 2007-June 2009. He has visited Sweden, France, Hungary, China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Algeria, Uganda, Netherland and Jordan on sponsored research projects. He organized the 3rd International Conference on Mobile Communication for Development in New Delhi in 2012 which was attended by over 200 participants from 30 countries. He is also Chairing the “International Summer School on ICT for Democracy” to be held in Delhi in March 2013.  He has served at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Amity University, Noida, IILM-Greater Noida and IMS-Ghaziabad. His areas of interest include Cloud Computing, ICT for Development and Electronic Communication.                                                       
Deputy Director-South
Dr. Waheeda Sultana
Associate Professor,
Department of Mass Communication and Journalism,
Mangalore University
Mangalagangotri- 574 199
Dakshina Kannada
Karnataka.
Mob: 91-9945318481
Email: sultanawaheeda@yahoo.com

Dr. Waheeda Sultana is Professor in the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Mangalore University, Karnataka. She holds Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Journalism from Mysore University. Her areas of specialization include Corporate Communications, Health Communication and New Media Technology. She has authored several research articles on current media related issues in refereed journals and has written chapters in books on media issues. Her areas of interest include Online Journalism, Applications of New Communication Technology, health and media and women and media. She has presented papers at national and international conferences at Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

 


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