Press Council of India honored Media Persons on National Press Day


(Dwarka Parichay News Desk
Photo: Joginder Dogra)

New Delhi: 16th Nov.,2018: Eminent Journalist & former editor-The Hindu, N. Ram conferred “Raja Ram Mohan Ray National Award for Excellence in Journalism jointly by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley & Chairman Press Council of India Justice Chandramouli Kumar Prasad on National Press Day at National Media Centre in the Capital today. This carry a cash prize Rs.1,00,000/-.

Ruby Sarkar-Chief Correspondent Deshbandhu,Bhopal & Rajesh Parshuram Joshte, Daily Pudhari Ratnagiri honored with Rural Journalism Award, V.S. Rajesh Deputy Editor, Kerala Kaumudi for Development Reporting. Subhash Paul-Rashtriya, Delhi honored with Photo Journalism (Single News Picture-category) & Mihir Singh-Punjab Kesari-Delhi for Photo Feature category. P. Narsim-Cartoon Editor-Nava Telangana honored with Best Newspaper Art Cartoons category.

All the above said awardees received Rs.50,000/- each & memento except “Raja Ram Mohan Ray National Award for Excellence in Journalism. Interestingly, there was nobody selected for the award category in Sports reporting. Information and Broadcasting Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore & Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash conveyed their best wishes to all media persons on the occasion of the National Press Day.