GUWAHATI, Sept 22: Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has invited applications for Chaudhary Charan Singh Award for excellence in Journalism in Agricultural Research and Development. An individual who has made significant contribution by way of writing/analysing/reporting for the enhancement/promotion of Indian Agriculture is eligible for this award. The award is sponsored by The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
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 language news papers / magazines /journals / electronic media in India during the preceding three years.