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Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award by Press Council of India (PCI)

Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award by Press Council of India (PCI)

The PCI has awarded this year’s Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Award for Excellence in Journalism to Gulab Kothari who is Rajasthan's Patrika group chairman. The awards will be presented on 16 November 2019 on the occasion of National Press Day.

Key Points:

  • The awardees were selected by a jury comprising of eminent members of PCI like Balwinder Singh, Jai Shankar Gupta and Ashok Upadhyaya among others.
  • Other Winners of National Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2019 are as follows:
  • These awards carry a citation and a cash prize of Rs.50000.
  1. Gender-Based Reporting category: Anuradha Mascarenhas, Indian Express Senior Editor and Ruby Sarkar of Deshbandhu are the joint winners
  2. Rural Journalism category: Sanjay Saini, Correspondent, Dainik Bhaskar, Mandi, and Raj Chengappa, Group Editorial Director, India Today, are the joint winners
  3. Developmental Reporting category: Shiva Swarup Awasthi, Senior Reporter of Dainik Jagran, and Anu Abrahim, Sub-Editor of Matrubhumi, Calicut.
  4.   Financial Reporting category: Sandeep Singh, Indian Express Associate Editor and Special Correspondent Krishn Kaushik.
  5.  Photo Journalism-Single News Picture category: PG Unnikrishnan, Senior Photographer, The Mathrubhumi, and Akhil E S, News Photographer, Mathrubhumi.
  6.  Photo Journalism-Photo Feature category: Sipra Das, Consulting Editor (Photography), India Empire Magazine and Parliamentarian Magazine.
  7. Sports Reporting category: Saurabh Duggal, Hindustan Times.

About National Awards for Excellence in Journalism:

These awards are to recognise the outstanding contribution of journalists or photojournalists of the country in print journalism.

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