Leading Vernacular Daily of the State “Odisha Express” will get Yoga Award from Union Government.
The Executive Editor of Odisha Express, Ambika Prasad Das will receive the Award from Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar.
He will confer the first ‘Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman’, in New Delhi on 07th of January, 2020.
Acknowledging the positive role and responsibility of Media in disseminating the outreach of Yoga in India and abroad, the Ministry of I&B had instituted the first Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS) in June, 2019 to mark the contribution of media in spreading the message of Yoga.
The Samman will comprise of a special medal/plaque/trophy and a citation.
The contribution of Media in popularizing of Yoga and the entries was assessed by a Jury comprising of 6 Members and was headed by Justice C. K. Prasad, Chairman, Press Council of India.