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Name of the Centre

Educational Multimedia Research Centre St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata

Name of the Director

Dr. Someswar Bhowmik (I/c)


Date of Inception

August 1986


50 Circus Avenue Kolkata – 700 017


2287 4869, 2280 0627


2289 1373


Website Address

Number of Positions Sanctioned


Description of the Centre (50 words)

Established in August 1986, EMMRC Kolkata is the only media centre hosted by an undergraduate college. Home to a dedicated group of professionals, the centre produces educational television programmes and multimedia courseware based on undergraduate syllabus, besides uploading lectures-on-demand and academic interactions through multicast facilities of the EDUSAT platform

Any Additional achievement of of the Centre (50 words)                                                           

With a production experience of 25 years, having created nearly 2000 ETV programmes and bagged 57 National Awards, EMMRC Kolkata has been acknowledged as the Best Media Centre between 1997 and 2004. It still keeps on setting benchmarks in quality and productivity for others to emulate. It is one of the frontrunners in e-content development under NME-ICT.

Name of the Host Institution

St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)

Principal of the College

Rev. Dr. Dominic Savio S.J.​


30 Park Street, Calcutta – 700 016


2287 9966, 2255 1230



2287 9966

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