Panaji: November 14, 2017 … The media fraternity in Goa will observe the National Press Day on November 16. The theme of National Press Day for this year is “Challenges before Media”.
The day is observed every year to coincide with the foundation day of the Press Council of India (PCI).
Chief Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar will inaugurate the National Press Day celebrations at a function to be held at the Conference hall of Institute Menezes Braganza Panaji on November 16 at 1100 hrs. Secretary to Information & Publicity, will be the guest of honour.
The Department of Information & Publicity, Government of Goa, in collaboration with the Goa Editors’ Guild, the Goa Union of Journalists, Photo Journalists Association-Goa, Electronic Media Journalists Association, Sports Journalists Association and South Goa Journalists Association will organise the event.
Shri Girish Kuber Chief Editor of Loksatta, Mumbai, will be the keynote speaker who will speak on the theme “Challenges before Media”.
Senior journalists Smt. Suhasani Prabhugaonkar, Shri Abdul rauf Beig and Shri Manguesh Borkar will be felicitated on the occasion for their contribution in Journalism field at the hands of Chief Minister.
Goa State Journalists Awards will be presented for the first time to Journalists in different categories. Awards for Goa State Photo Contest will also be presented on the occasion.