Chaudhary Charan Singh Award for Excellence in Journalism in Agricultural Research and Development

Indian Council of Agricultural Research


Grant amount: ₹100,000

Anticipated deadline: Dec 31, 2018

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program

Location of project: India

Location of residency: India

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Overview:

Six annual awards carrying cash award of Rs. 1,00,000/- (One Lakh only) and a certificate are to be given to journalists for Print Media [Hindi Journalism/ English Journalism/ Journalism in Regional languages (four awards)] and Electronic media (two awards).

The contribution made by the journalists would be judged on the basis of the articles/success stories published in Hindi/English/ Regional languages News papers / Magazines /Journals / electronic media in India during the preceding three years.

Objective of the Award: To recognise outstanding contribution in Journalism in the field of Agricultural Research & Development in the country.

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Eligibility:

  • An individual who has made significant contribution by way of writing/analyzing/reporting for the enhancement/promotion of Indian Agriculture is eligible for this award.
  • Area coverage in extent, content, relevance and quality improvement in agricultural Research and Development to create awareness among the farmers/policy makers during the preceding three years.
  • Nomination/Application for the award  shall be invited  during  September/October of the year of the award.
  • Nomination/Application made in prescribed form obtainable from Award Cell, will be accepted up to the end of   November/December of the year of the award.