The Naxatra Institute of Media Studies (NIMS) is run by the Nabadigant Educational Trust. Under Dep't. Of Higher Education affiliated to Odisha's premier Gurukul: The Utkal University
Students will have the advantage of access to a professional newsroom, with online, live-wire news from Naxatra News TV channel and its webpage. The Institute subscribes to the service of PTI and APTN and practical will be conducted at Naxatra News production centre. Students are expected to make full use of the newsroom to enhance their knowledge and to put into practice what they learn in the class. With the access to the news services, they will not only get world news, but will be able to design their own news pages and compare their pages with those of newspapers and TV channels. Any student found misusing the computer system, shall be prevented from using the facility and she/he shall be liable to be expelled from the Institute.