Nominations open for Chameli Devi Jain Award

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Nominations have been invited for the Chameli Devi Jain Award for an outstanding woman mediaperson for 2015-16, The Media Foundation said on Friday.

First given away in 1982, the award recognises outstanding woman journalists who have made a difference through writing with depth, dedication, courage and compassion.

The Foundation said in a statement: “Other things being equal, preference will be given to small town/rural and Indian language journalists.”

Journalists in the print, broadcast and current affairs documentary film media are eligible, including photographers, cartoonists and newspaper designers.

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