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Public Relations Society of India, Mumbai Chapter signs MoU with St. Pauls Institute of Communication Education

24th February, 2021
The Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), Mumbai Chapter today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with St. Pauls Institute of Communication Education. The MoU has been signed for the academic year 2021-2022.

As knowledge partner of St. Pauls Institute under the MoU, PRSI, Mumbai Chapter will guide St. Pauls Institute in designing the course on Public Relations and Corporate Communications and will also endorse it. PRSI, Mumbai Chapter will share its expertise and collaborate with St. Pauls Institute. This could translate into both collaborating on arranging PR specific programmes, such as, organising expert lectures or workshops or industry visits or panel discussions on subject that will benefit the student community. Students may also have an opportunity to do internship with leading corporates or PR agencies which are members of PRSI, Mumbai Chapter.

The collaboration would help PRSI, Mumbai Chapter in furthering the objectives and values of PR/Corporate Communication with Gennext. Similarly, St. Pauls will benefit form the expertise that PRSI, Mumbai Chapter has in advertising and PR.

About St. Pauls
Located in Bandra, St. Pauls Institute of Communication and Education is an educational institution offering undergraduate and post graduate courses in public relations, advertising and journalism among others.

About PRSI
Public Relations Society (PRSI) is a professional body established as a society in 1958 to promote public relations as a profession and to get it recognised as a strategic management function. Mumbai Chapter is one of the oldest Chapters of PRSI. The membership of PRSI, Mumbai Chapter comprises professionals as well as students in public relations, advertising, mass communication and corporate communication. PRSI endeavours to hold programmes with content that is useful to professionals and students, are inspirational and help promote the objectives of PRSI.

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M. Venkaiah Naidu launches campaign for 39th All India Public Relations Conference at Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, 15th November, 2017
Vice President of India, Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu formerly launched campaign for the the forthcoming 39th All India Public Relations Conference to be held from December 15 -17, 2017 in the city today, by unveiling Conference Theme Poster . Member of Parliament , Visakhapatnam Dr. Kambampati Hari Babu and Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture and Agri-Processing Somireddy Chandra Mohan Reddy were also present on the occasion.

National President, Public Relations Society of India (PRSI) , Dr Ajit Pathak, National Vice President – South US Sharma, Chairman of Visakhapatnam Chapter & Conference chair Prof DVR Murthy, Secretary PLK Murthy, Treasurer A Govind Rao, National Committee Member BV Vijay Prasad, BR Vikram Kumar, field publicity Officer M. Srinivas Mahesh also particiaptied in the poster launch.

Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu expressed his happiness for the first ever National Conference of Public Relations being organized in Visakhapatnam and conveyed his best wishes for a meaningful event being organized having focus on Smart Cities.

The 39th All India Public Relations Conference will be held from December 15-17, 2017 at the Gate Way Hotel. About 300 delegates representing corporate sector, academia ,industry and government will participate. The three-day conference will discuss the issues related to the theme,' Emerging India: Smart Citiy .Smart Communication". The experts from various walks of life will deliver lectures on the theme. The Conference seeks to explore the significance of communication in the fast developing smart cities in India in the age of digital communication. Though traditional media like newspapers, radio and television cannot be set aside, the digital media impacts the society and facilitates instant communication. Thus, the profession of Public Relations must transform to gain greater acceptance as an inevitable part of urbanization.

Public Relations Society of India (PRSI), the national association of PR practitioners was established in 1958. PRSI has 25 chapters across the country and 3000 members. This National association of PR and communication professionals, through its sustained efforts and campaigns has emerged as beacon of PR and Media intelligentsia. PRSI organized the 1st International PR festival in 2005 at New Delhi, and the 2nd International PR festival in Mauritius in August, 2008. Indo- Thailand Round Table Conference was also organized by PRSI in Thailand in 2013.

36th All India Public Relations Conference to focus on
‘ Sab Ka Saath : Sab Ka Vikas’

New Delhi. 8th December, 2014.
The 36th All India Public Relations Conference being organized by the Public Relations Society of India will deliberate on various aspects of ‘ Sab Ka Saath : Sab Ka Vikas’ .The conference is being organized at Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur during 19-21 December,2014. Disclosing this, the National President of PRSI, Dr Ajit Pathak said that the country is proud of the vibrant, dynamic leadership of our Prime Minister and we wish to contribute in Govt’s mission of ‘Sab Ka Saath: Sab Ka Vikas’ [Inclusive growth] and accordingly we have adopted this theme and through the three day Conference we shall explore possibilities and opportunities for the communicators of the country to chalk out a plan to realize this dream for India.

The Public Relations Society of India is an all-India apex organization of India's Public Relations professionals from all over the country. Its membership is largely drawn from private and public sector business organizations, the Government sector, NGOs, PR consultants, media and advertising professionals and PR educationists. PRSI uses communication tools in order to build public opinion on various issues of national and social importance, said Dr Pathak.

PRSI has to its credit campaigns like Media Transparency drive, Unity India drive, Anti-terrorism movement and Ethics in political communications. PRSI has also contributed in a big way to show-case RTI to the media, NGOs and the public at large. Public Relations Society of India has served the Public Relations fraternity of the country through the network of our 25 chapters across the country for past fifty five years. PRSI is founder member of the Global Alliance of Public Relations and Communication Management and International Public Relations Association.