Ashish Rajput of ‘The Hitavada’ bags Devrishi Narad Patrakarita Puraskar

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 07 May 2018 15:29:04


Staff Reporter,

‘The Hitavada’ Reporter Ashish Rajput was honoured with Devrishi Narad Patrakarita Puraskar at the hands of noted Economist and Member of Rajya Sabha Dr Subramanian Swamy in a graceful award ceremony on Sunday. The programme was organised to mark the occasion of Devrishi Narad Jayanti under auspices of Vishwa Samvad Kendra at Hotel Gulzar Tower. Keynote speaker on the occasion was Dr Swamy, while Dr Govind Mishra, former Vice-Chancellor of Nanaji Deshmukh University of Veterinary Science, presided over the programme.

The programme was inaugurated with lighting of traditional lamps and offering prayers to Bharat Mata at the hands of eminent guests. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Govind Mishra informed about significance of Vishwa Samvad Kendra and Narad Jayanti. He informed that first newspaper named ‘Uddant Martand’ was released on the occasion of Narad Jayanti in Kolkata on May 1826. Vishwa Samvad Kendra was started in the country in 1994 and Jabalpur Mahakoshal region in 1999. Kendra started training of journalists, publishing of Jagran magazine and felicitation of journalists with Devrishi Narad Patrakarita Puraskar.

Journalists felicitated during the programme included in print media: Neha Sen, Anukruti Shrivastava and Pankaj Tiwari, while in electronic media: Rajesh Vishwakarma and Virendra Sharma, Abhishek Sharma and Neeraj Datt and Vikas Soni and Akhilesh Dubey. Best Photo Journalist Award was conferred upon Vinesh Singh, Afroz Khan and Rajesh Malviya. Chandrashekhar Pachori convened the programme, while Dr Yatish Jain proposed a vote of thanks.

The programme was successfully organised with valuable contribution of Vishwa Samvad Kendra, Manager, Manoj Kushwaha, Publicity In-charges, Amit Chandanan, Anoop Jain, Neelesh Sharma, Kamal Rao, Abhishek Dubey, Abhishek Jain and others.