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Entries invited by Press Council of India for National Awards for Excellence in Journalism
Last date of sending entries is 30th August, 2019
Posted On: 12 JUL 2019 by PIB Delhi
Press Council of India has invited entries for National Awards for Excellence in Journalism, 2019. The Awards, carrying a cash prize and citation, will be given in eight categories:
Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Award for Excellence in Journalism
i) Single News Picture
Best Newspaper Art: Covering cartoons, caricatures and illustrations
Sports Reporting / Sports Photo Feature
Gender Issue Reporting
In case of Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Award for Excellence in Journalism, the jury committee will itself decide the nominations for the category and therefore no entries are invited for it.
The details including procedure, eligibility, criteria, entry form etc. can be accessed from the website of Press Council of India: www.presscouncil.nic.in. All entries may be sent in sealed cover to Secretary, Press Council of India, SoochnaBhawan, 8-CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003. The entries must reach by 5 PM on 30th August, 2019. Advance copies may be emailed at email@example.com.
The Awards have been instituted to recognize outstanding contribution of journalists/ photo journalists of Indian nationality in print journalism. They are given on the occasion of National Press Day on November 16.