Miranda House’s innovation and administration team has been busy the past few months to give the reputed college a digital makeover. The college now has its own community radio; 2 programmes on college environment, run by students, have already been aired. An add-on course for aspiring Radio Jockeys has also been introduced. Earlier, an app to help blind students had been introduced. Three more apps have now been developed to remove glitches in college work.
Miranda House Community Radio(MHCR)
In an unprecedented move in north campus, Miranda House launched its own community radio on 2nd March. Introduced to connect with the audience by sharing the ongoing and upcoming activities in the college, the programmes by students will be aired via Delhi University’s Community Radio. The move will help students taking up the newly introduced radio jockey add-on course from the next academic session.
Radio Jockey Add-On course
Open to students from all colleges, the course will begin in August and will have 25 students in one batch.They will be given training in scripting, voiceover and modulation, running of different kinds of programmes etc. However, only Miranda House students will be able to present the programmes aired on DUCR station.
3 New Apps Developed
1. Event Hub
EventHub lets students in the Union book venues for seminars and other events. Earlier a hectic task requiring a visit to the office and registration, the two days’ work now takes just 15 minutes.
This app lets students view their attendance and helps professors schedule their lectures.
Calling on the symbiotic relationship between students and the college, InfraCare lets students register complaints about non-functioning of utilities or cleanliness issues on campus. Students can even upload photos as evidence.
Dr Rama Yadav, one of the in-charges of MCR, said that it was because of principal Pratibha Jolly’s support that they were able to come up with the initiative. Miranda House students have a lot to thank the Principle for.
Source: Asian Age, Hindustan Times
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