First ‘Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman’ will be Conferred on Tuesday

Since 2015, 21st June has been observed as International Day of Yoga following the proposal of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on September 27, 2014, at the United Nations General Assembly. A draft resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on 14 October 2014, entitled 21st June as International Day of Yoga
In order to mark the contribution of media in popularizing and spreading the message of Yoga, under 3 categories, 30 Sammans will be conferred to Media Houses at the First ‘Antarrashtriya  Yoga Diwas Media Samman’ in New Delhi on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 by the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar.

The Samman was instituted during the Yoga Diwas last year would be conferred under the following three categories:

  • Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Newspaper -11 Sammans
  • Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Television- 8 Sammans
  • Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Radio- 11 Sammans

A jury of 6 members headed by the Chairman of the Press Council of India, Justice C.K. Prasad has assessed the entries of the Samman.

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