Updated on 25 Jan, 2017
The Public Information Unit (PIU) acts as a bridge between the University and its various stakeholders. It helps to maintain a positive image and enhance the visibility of the University by sharing important information on the new developments with wider audiences.
The Unit prepares and disseminates media releases related to the launch of new academic programmes, events and activities in the schools, divisions and centres of the University. It facilitates and coordinates with media and manages the visits of media personnel at the campus and publicizes the academic activities, seminars and conferences organized by the University.
PIU releases advertisements pertaining to admissions, appointments, tenders, and other notifications. The Unit contributes in the Open Letter, a publication of IGNOU, highlighting the major activities and events of the University. The Unit also provides photographic coverage and maintains a record for future use.
The Unit reaches out to the prospective students by providing information about academic programmes of the University, its instructional system and admission procedures etc. It also monitors students’ queries appearing in the press and guides them to the concerned schools and divisions.