Brief Profile of the Centre:
Sanctioned in 1987 by University Grants Commission, EMMRC, University of Kashmir, is one amongst the 22 centres all over India with the sole aim of reaching out to the viewers at national level with quality educational enrichment programs through Countrywide Classroom. Established in 1992, the Centre started making educational documentaries as a regular feature. Till date over 1200 Educational Films have been produced and telecast over Doordarshan National Network, Gyanvyas & Gyandarshan educational channels. The quality of the programs produced by the centre has been recognized at National level in annual video festivals of University Grants Commission. The films produced at the Centre till date has bagged 10 national awards.
The Centre was shifted to its new building in May 2008 engineered on professional lines to accommodate a huge production house like EMMRC. This new building is fully air conditioned, has start of the art auditorium having seating capacity of more than 200 people, studio, PCR, editing suites, radio studio, multimedia lab, tape library & more space for office & the faculty. Equipped with the latest gadgets of TV & film production, the Centre has shifted from standard definition to high definition technology in terms of cameras and editing suites. Keeping pace with the ever changing trends in the video production technology, EMMRC has procured a high end multimedia lab with 4 Apple Imac systems, high end cameras like Sony XDCAM PDW-F800, PDW-510P & editing machines of Apple FCP, Leitch DPS Velocity, Grass Valley Edius, Digital Audio/Vision Mixers, Professional Sony LMD monitors, Genelac/Bosh Speakers, Tri-caster 3D virtual setup & Sony XD Cam Recorders PDW1500/1600. Efforts are afoot to make a tape free system at the Centre. The centre in order to ensure dedicated power supply has 125 KVA Servo stabilizer, 150 KVA Generator as well as 2 UPS of 30KVA & 10KVA Capacity for power backup. Also, for surveillance & security, the Centre has installed CCTV cameras & fire fighting system.