Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Award for Best Educational News Features in Print & Electronic Media about school education



Notification  
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Award
for Best Educational News Features in Print & Electronic Media

1. Name of the Award
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Award for Best Educational News Feature –in Print Media One Award each for English and Telugu; and in Electronic Media One Award.


2. Sponsor
The Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh.


3. Objective of the Award
To recognise outstanding contribution in Journalism in the field of Education
Reporting in the state of Andhra Pradesh.


4. Nature of the Award
The award will carry an amount of Rs 25,00/- in cash and a citation to be given for outstanding contribution in Journalism in Education through Telugu and English Newspaper/Magazines/Electronic Media published in India. In total three awards would be given away:

a.  Best Educational News Feature English Print Media b.  Best Educational News Feature Telugu Print Media c.  Best Educational News Feature Electronic Media
Hence the advertisement will be given to invite applications for three awards.

5. Frequency
Once a year.


6. Eligibility
An individual who has written educational news feature (on primary, upper primary and high school education) in a newspaper or magazine or broadcasted a news feature in a television channel which makes a significant contribution for enhancement/promotion of Education in Andhra Pradesh is eligible for this award An individual can send up to three entries for an award.


7. Administration of the Award
A judging committee nominated by secretary, School Education, under the chairmanship of an eminent journalist, three eminent journalists (one each for Telugu, English and Electronic Media), will decide the awards.

8. Evaluation Criteria
Area coverage in extent, content, relevance and quality for improvement in Education to create awareness among general people as well as policy makers.


9. Procedure
a.  All  the  news  features  published  in  newspapers  or  magazines  during January 1st  2015 to December 31st  2015 and all the news features telecasted in television channels during January 1st 2015 to December 31st
2015 are eligible for applying for the awards.
b.  Nomination/Applications for three awards will be accepted till January
31th 2016.
c.  Print Media applicants will have to send 4 copies of their published feature along with the application form.
d.    The  Electronic  Media  applicants  will  have  to  send  4  copies of  their telecasted feature on CD along with the application form.
e.  The judging committee will screen the nominations, identify outstanding
application received.
f.    If not suitable applications have been received, there will be no award in that category.
g.  Every application will have to submit a declaration with the application that the information filed in the application is true.
h.  Applications  have  to  be  endorsed  by  the  head  of  their  institution.




10.          Presentation
The presentation of award will be made in the month of March. 

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Award for Best Educational News Features in Print & Electronic Media

Click here for Guidelines and Application in Telugu

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