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Government institutes Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman

Date: 10 June 2019 Tags: Honours & Awards

Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) has instituted Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS) to recognise contribution made by media in spreading awareness about Yoga and for promotion and commemoration of International Yoga Day (IYD) held every year on 21 June.

Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS)

  • The award will acknowledge positive role and responsibility of media in disseminating outreach of Yoga in India and abroad.
  • It will be conferred to Media Houses engaged in Print Media and Electronic Media (including Television & Radio). It will take into consideration, media campaigns on yoga from 10 June to 25 June coverage.
  • The winners will be selected by six-member jury and they will be presented award comprising of special medal, plaque and trophy and a citation.
  • Categories: Total of 33 awards will be given to media houses in three categories (11 each and for 22 Indian languages and English) viz. (i) Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Newspapers. (ii) Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Television. (iii) Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Radio.