Students of BMS 1st year were taken for an industrial visit to Doordarshan Kendra, Siliguri on 6th of February, 2018. Industrial visits are a vital part of any professional course where students are exposed industries of their field. Doordarshan, for any media student, would be a prominent area of interest because it was the first channel of indian television and hence have seen the evolution of indian media.
This visit has been very enlightening. The students were divided into four groups, each guided by a representative of DD. The students were taken around the Art Station Room, PVR Room, Studio and the Editing Room. They were briefly explained how the videos are shot, synchronized by audio, edited, uplinked to the satellite and downlinked and distributed as programmes to the houses of viewers. The machines and it’s technicalities in each room were discussed concisely. The students spent 3-4 hours studying and assimilating the valuable information.
The main motives behind the trip were:
1.Practical experience of the theoretical knowledge gained.
2.Hands on training of equipments.
3.Inculcating and developing a professional attitude.
4.Motivation and encouragement for broadcast media.
Overall, this trip has been very resourceful and informative. It has helped the students to explore the world of their interest. A vote of thanks to Asst. Prof. Taqui Haider and Asst. Prof. Shubhankar Dandapat for accompanying the students and making this trip a success.