Bhubaneswar, June 14 -- Prof. (Dr) Anand Pradhan has been transferred to IIMC Dhenkanal with immediate effect, a notification issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said.

He shall take over charge of Regional Director, IIMC Dhenkanal from Prof. Mrinal Chatterjee, who is proceeding on sabbatical leave with effect from 1st July 2024. Prof. Pradhan shall submit his joining report to DG IIMC latest by 21st June, the notification said.

In addition, Prof. Pradhan shall continue to serve as the HoD, Department of Media and Communication Governance and work on the development of the syllabus for the MA Programme in Media and Communication Governance that may be launched from academic session 2025-26, the notification added.