Panaji, October 13, 2017 … Government of Goa through the Department of Information and Publicity has instituted awards namely, “The Goa State Journalist Awards” which will be conferred in seven categories for news items and articles published during the previous calendar year. The award carries a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- each category besides a certificate and a memento.
The awards will be presented at the National Press Day function to be held on November 16, 2017.
Names of Journalists recommended by the Editors of concerned Dailies, Electronic Media working with will be scrutinized category wise by the Committee of Judges to select the awardees for the Goa State Journalist Awards Scheme. The following category wise awards will be conferred for the Goa State Journalist Awards Scheme.
1.Best Editor Award on National Integration and Communal Harmony
2. Rural Reporting
3. Reporting in Public Health and Hygiene
4. Reporting with special reference to Women and Children/Social issue
5. Sports Reporting
6. Reporting on Art and Culture and
7. Photo Journalism (Best Photograph of the year)
The Journalist are requested to forward their proposals to the Department of Information and Publicity through their respective offices latest by October 27, 2017.