With the objective of production and dissemination of audio-visual/multimedia programmes, conduct of relevant research, training of necessary manpower and promotion of related culture in the University system for the maximum utilization of the electronic media and ICT for education” the University Grants Commission, Govt. of India, has granted the Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC) to Dibrugarh University in 2012. The Authorities of Dibrugarh University has allotted a suitable infrastructure to the EMRC, in the campus of University. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the UGC, Consortium for Educational Communication, UGC (CEC,UGC) and the Dibrugarh University in 2015. The Centre is governed by a Board of Management under the Chairmanship of the Honourable Vice-Chancellor, Dibrugarh University. From the very beginning the EMRC, DU has incessantly made its efforts to produce different educational videos and e-contents. It has already produced a documentary on the Dibrugarh University, which was broadcasted on DD 1, New Delhi on 16th January 2015. The EMRC, DU, was assigned the task of 19 nos. of e-content development by the CEC,UGC, New Delhi. The centre has successfully developed same and submitted it on time
Dr. H. C. Mahanta, Registrar, Dibrugarh University
The EMRC, DU has recently been approved 4 nos. of MOOC content development projects and 5 nos. of same projects are in pipeline. Considering the present situation created by the COVID-19, the centre has decided to produce some educational videos based on the syllabus of different departments for the students of Dibrugarh University. The task of preparing the same is smoothly going on.