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Vice-chancellor Prof Brij Kishore Kuthiala conferred on D. Litt.

MCU VC conferred upon honorary degree in convocation of Maharshi Dayanand Vishwavidyalaya, Rohtak 

Bhopal, 24th April, 2017: Vice-Chancellor of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Prof Brij Kishore Kuthiala has been conferred on honorary degrees D.Litt. (Honoris Causa). Governor of Haryana Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki conferred the honorary degree upon Prof Kuthiala in the 16th convocation of Maharshi Dayanand Vishwavidyalaya, Rohtak. 

In convocation address, Prof Kuthiala said that his responsibility has enhanced after this honorary degree. He said that positive change can be brought to the society through higher education. 

Prof Kuthiala is known in education circle for promotion of research and innovation in it. He is also known for introducing communication, advertising, marketing, engineering and technology related educational courses in different universities of the country. Prof Kuthiala is working in the fields of communication, mass communication, media technology education and research from last four decades. He introduced different courses related with communication, mass communication, media technology and printing technology in Kurukshetra Vishwavidyalaya, Haryana and Guru Jambheshwar Vishwavidyalaya, Hisar. 

Under his leadership, MBA in media management, entertainment communication, marketing communication, corporate communication courses were launched in Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication. He opened department of communication research and department of new media technology, with launching new courses like media research, multimedia, graphics and animation. 

Prof Kuthiala is recipient of many prestigious awards for his excellent contribution in education. Star of the Industries Group awarded him 'National Education Leadership Award'. Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) awarded 'PRCI Chanakya Samman' to Prof Kuthiala. Recently, higher education reform committee, constituted by Haryana government, under the chairmanship of Prof Kuthiala, recommended constitution of higher education council and higher education commission.