Press Award         

The Press Award Committee was constituted as back as 2002-03 for conferring annual awards for the outstanding performance in the field of print and electronic media for giving wide publicity to the proceedings of the House and bringing its deliberation to the people at gross root level. The Speaker nominates 6-7 Members of the House to constitute the Committee. The Chairman is appointed amongst the members of the Committee and the Committee prepares a final report and submits it to the Hon’ble Speaker. The award is given in the shape of cash and citation to the selected agencies. The Committee has since then conferred many awards to the following news papers/news agencies, private channels etc. till date:-

 

S.No.         Year                Agencies to whom awards were given

1.          2002-03           First Award:                 Rs. 25,000/- Daily Excelsior

                                    Second Award:           Rs. 15,000/- CNS News Agency

                                    Second Award            Rs. 15,000/- Dhanik Jagran

                                    Third Award:               Rs. 10,000/- AIR

                                    Third Award:               Rs. 10,000/- Doordarshan

 

2.                                  FOR THE SESSIONS HELD AT JAMMU

 

            2003-04           First Award:                 Rs. 25,000/- Kashmir Times, Jmu

                                    Second Award:           Rs. 5,000/- Hind Samachar Group

                                    Second Award            Rs.15,000/- Amar Ujala (Jmu Edition)

                                    Third Award:               Rs.10,000/- JK Channel

                                    Third Award:               Rs.10,000/- Siti Cable

 

                                    FOR THE SESSIONS HELD AT SRINAGAR

 

                                    First Award:                 Rs. 25,000/- Kashmir News Service

                                    Second Award:           Rs. 15,000/- Greater Kashmir Sgr.

                                    Second Award            Rs.  15,000/- Kashmir Image Sgr.

                                    Third Award:               Rs. 10,000/- Radio Kashmir Sgr.

                                    Third Award:               Rs. 10,000/- News Unit of Doordarshan                                                                                                        Kendra, Srinagar

                                     

3.                                  FOR THE SESSIONS HELD AT JAMMU

 

            2005-06           First Award:                 Rs. 25,000/-Take 1 Channel, Jammu

                                    Second Award:           Rs. 15,000/- JK Channel, Jammu 

                                    Second Award            Rs. 15,000/- State Times

                                    Third Award:               Rs. 10,000/-Indian Express                                                                                                                (Himalaya Express) 

                                    Third Award:               Rs. 10,000/- Hindustan Times

 

                                    FOR THE SESSIONS HELD AT SRINAGAR

 

                                    First Award:                 Rs. 25,000/- Sheharbeen 

                                    Second Award:           Rs. 15,000/- Alsafa  

                                    Second Award            Rs. 15,000/- Srinagar Times 

                                    Third Award:               Rs. 10,000/-Uqab

                             

4.                               FOR THE SESSIONS HELD AT JAMMU  (Vote on Account)

 

2009               First Award                Rs. 25000/- Daily Excelsior

Second Award          Rs. 15000/- Information Department

Third Award              Rs. 10000/-  ANI

 

5.                               FOR THE SESSIONS HELD AT SRINAGAR (Budget Session)

 

    2009            First Award                Rs. 25000/- KNS

Second Award          Rs. 15000/- UNI

Third Award              Rs. 10000/-  Chattan