PII-ICRC are Announcing the Awards for the year 2015

The Press Institute of India (PII), Chennai and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), New Delhi are now organizing PII – ICRC Awards, 2015 for the best article written and photographs taken by Journalists and Photojournalists on humanitarian subject on the theme “Reporting on the Fate of Victims of Natural/Man-Made Disasters: Disasters shatter and destroy lives. They spread poverty and undermine development”. All the talented and deserving applicants are requested to apply for the same before the closing date.
Award Details: 

  • Award value For Journalists:
    • 1st Prize – Rs. 50,000/-
    • 2nd Prize – Rs. 30,000/-
    • 3rd Prize – Rs. 20,000/-
  • Award Value for Photojournalists:
    • 1st Prize – Rs. 50,000/-
    • 2nd Prize – Rs. 30,000/-
    • 3rd Prize – Rs. 20,000/-

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicants are required to make their article or photo which should have been published in an Indian national or regional newspaper or magazine between April 2014 and March 2015.
  • All the articles which is printed in regional languages, an exact English translation is mandatory.
  • Only one entry per individual is permitted for either category.
  • Relatives of members of the jury and organizers are not allowed to participate.

Application Process:

  • All eligible candidates should produce their proof of article or photo published in the respective newspaper or magazine.
  • The candidates should submit their entries with complete details via email or post to the given below address:
    Press Institute of India, 
    Rind Premises, Second Main Road, 
    Taramani CPT Campus, 
    Chennai – 600113.
  • Email:

Important Dates:
Last date to apply : 15th September, 2015
Result will be announced on: November, 2015

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