father of Indian space programme Current Affairs - 2020
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has instituted two categories of awards in journalism- Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award in Space Science, Technology and Research. These awards were instituted as part of centenary year celebrations of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, father of Indian space programme.
About Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award in Space Science, Technology and Research
Objective: To recognize and reward journalists who have actively contributed towards the field of space science, applications, and research.
Eligibility: Its nominations are open to all Indians who have good experience in journalism. Articles published between 2019-2020 will be considered.
Category 1: Under it, two journalists or freelancers of print media will be awarded. It carries cash price of Rs 5,00,000, a medal and citation. Nominated candidates for category 1 will be judged on basis of articles/success stories published in English, Hindi or even Regional languages in popular Periodicals, Science magazines, or Journals in India during year 2019-2020.
Category 2: It carries cash prizes of Rs 3,00,000, 2,00,000 and 1,00,000 and citation each for journalists or freelancers of print media. It will be awarded to articles or success stories published in English, Hindi or Regional languages in popular news magazines or newspapers in India during 1 year (as indicated in proposal).
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