Jagaran Media Center (JMC) is a non-governmental organization established in 2000 by journalists from the Dalit community in Nepal. The Organization advocates eliminating caste-based discrimination, promoting a more equitable, inclusive and accountable democracy, promoting environmental justice and sustainable disaster risk reduction through media mobilization.
Jagaran Media Center (JMC) is registered at District Administration Office (DAO), kathmandu on 8/12/2057 ( 21st March, 2001). The Registration Number is 813/057/058 (DAO-Kathmandu) and is affiliated with Social Welfare Council (Affiliation Number 13180). It is also registered with the Inland Revenue Department with PAN number 302016077. Read More
Information is a key element to inform and empower the people. JMC believes that only informed people can take better decision. JMC has been providing journalism training to Dalit youth to increase the number of Dalit journalists at national and local media houses (Print media, Broadcasting media, and Online). Also, the organization has been providing training to non-Dalit journalists in order to sensitize them about Dalit issues. This has greatly helped to increase Dalit community’s access to information. The organization has already trained more than 800 Dalit youths. They were trained in course of series of journalism trainings and programs. Furthermore, JMC has been providing thematic journalism training on Human Rights, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, Disaster Risk Reduction, Education, Health and Governance.