Chandulal Chandrakar Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya previously known as Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya also Kushabhau Thakre University of Journalism and Mass Communication (KTUJM) is a journalism and mass communication university located in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The University established by Government of Chhattisgarh vide Act no 24 of 2004. Former Prime Minister a visionary statesman and a dedicated journalist Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurated the University on April 16, 2005 at Raipur amidst the greasing[clarification needed] of eminent journalist, educationalist, literature, social workers and senior politicians. Previously the university is named after Late Sri Kushabhau Thakre who was a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Acticist, the University foundation day is celebrated on 16 April every year, in 2020 new firmed Govt. in Chhattisgarh decided to change its name as Chandulal Chandrakar Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya, this could be a regime of Chhatiisgarhness by the Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.