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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR




                 INFORMATION WING                                       Awards for Excellence in Journalism’ at
                                                                        a function organized by the Press Council
                 ●  On 24th July, 2017, on the eve of completion
                    of former Hon’ble President Shri Pranab             of India on the occasion of National Press
                    Mukherjee’s tenure,  the  Hon’ble Prime             Day on 16th  November, 2017, which also
                    Minister  Shri  Narendra Modi  released             marked the Valedictory of Golden Jubilee
                    the book  “Selected Speeches  (Volume               Celebrations of Press Council of India. At
                    IV) – Pranab Mukherjee, the President of            the  function,  eminent  Journalists  Shri
                    India” published by Publications Division           Sam Rajappa and Shri Sarat Mishra were
                    and  presented  the  first  copy  to  the  then     jointly  awarded ‘Raja Ram Mohan Roy
                    President.  Hon’ble President  Shri  Ram            Award’ for their outstanding contribution
                    Nath  Kovind (President-Elect)  was  also           towards journalism.
                    present on the occasion. The volume is  ●  Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
                    fourth in a series of Selected Speeches of          has undertaken various Multimedia
                    former  President  Shri  Pranab Mukherjee           Campaigns on Flagship schemes and
                    and includes 161 speeches, divided into             major events which included:
                    five sections.                                  o  MODI  (Making of Developed India) Fests
                 ●  Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M.            and “Sabka  Saath Sabka  Vikas”  (SSSV)
                    Venkaiah Naidu,  conferred  the  ‘National          Sammelans– on completion of three years




































                         The Hon’ble Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu releasing a souvenir at the Valedictory of
                      Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Press Council of India, on the occasion of the National Press Day,
                              in New Delhi on 16th November, 2017. HMIB Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani is also seen.





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