The Rajasthan Patrika Group is glad to announce the Second Karpoor Chandra Kulish International Award 2008 (KC Kulish Award 2008). This annual award, in the hallowed memory of Karpoor Chandra Kulish, is aimed at recognizing efforts of thought leaders in media, journalist’s outstanding contributions to upholding professional values as well as protecting and promoting ethics and morality, right and freedom of the people for better quality of life. The award theme for the year 2008 shall be “Terrorism & Society”.
One award of US$ 11,000 would be given to the winner of KC Kulish Award. One medal and certificate shall be given to each team member, the trophy and prize money shall be awarded to the institution or team leader (in case of independent team) on behalf of the team.
Stories should have been published on or after 1st January 2008 till 31st December 2008.
31st January 2009, 1800 hrs (IST) shall be the last date and time for sending the entries.
Non – Hindi and English entries must be accompanied by full and accurate English translations. Hindi entries should have a brief of the story in English attached to the entry, otherwise entry shall not be entertain. Awards are restricted to Print Media only.
The theme for the First KC Kulish Award for the year 2007 was “Human Development”. The jury received 187 entries from across the globe, 61 Indian newspapers pitched for 145 entries and 10 members of international media submitted 42 entries. Ms.Afshan Subohi, DAWN, Karachi, Pakistan and her team for the story “Why does corporate Pakistan detest democracy” and Mr.Nilesh Mishra, Hindustan Times, Delhi and his team for the story – “The new Muslim series-from Masjid to Market a journey” have been selected joint winner of 2007 KCK International award’2007. Award was given by former President of India Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, amidst a glittering ceremony in the Capital. Ten other stories have been selected for the merit award.
Entries fulfilling all requirements should reach the following address: KC Kulish International Award, Rajasthan Patrika Private Limited, Kesargarh, JLN Marg, Jaipur 302004, Rajasthan, India.