THT journalist bags Regional Education Journalism Award
Kathmandu, October 9
The government, Department of Education and Federation of Nepali Journalists today conferred Regional Education Journalism Award- 2014 on The Himalayan Times scribe Kokila Khadka KC.
DoE and FNJ have been awarding education journalists with various awards from 2003.
Each year, Regional Education Journalism Award is given to six education journalists from five development regions and one from the Kathmandu Valley. KC was awarded with Regional Education Journalism Award for the Kathmandu Valley. The Regional Education Journalism Award for Kathmandu Valley was jointly given to two journalists.
Roshan Kshetri from Education Pages also received the award for Kathmandu Valley. The award carries a purse of Rs 25,000 and a certificate.
The National Education Journalism Award-2014 was jointly given to three journalists — Narayan Kilambu from Kantipur Television, Baburam Bishwokarma from ‘Sikshak’ monthly and Janak Nepal, a Banke-based reporter of Kantipur Daily. The National Education Journalism Award-2014 carries a purse of Rs 75,000 and a certificate.
Regional Education Journalism Awards were given to Jayakrishna Yadav (Gorkhapatra Daily-Sunsari), Chetu Sherpa (Annapurna Post Daily-Sankhuwasabha), Phandi Mahat (Annapurna Post Daily-Rautahat), Rameshwor Karki (Nagarik Daily-Dhading), Gaganshila Khadka (Naya Patrika-Gulmi), Shovakhar Panthi (Dainik Patra-Arghakhachi), Dhanbir Dahal (Nepal Samacharpatra-Rukum), Rajendra Nath (Kantipur Daily-Banke)and Nimendra Shahi (Rajdhani Dainik-Bajura).
Institutional Education Journalism Awards were given to Sunsari-based Ganatantra FM 95.1 Mhz, Sindhuli-based Radio Sindhuligadhi 92 Mhz, Kathmandu-based Mero FM 93.5 Mhz, Parbat-based Radio Saligram 100.6 Mhz, Bardia-based Tharubhasi FM and jointly to Kailali-based Tikapur FM 101 Mhz and Darchula-based Naya Nepal 104.5 Mhz. The award carries a purse of Rs 20,000 and a certificate.
The Institutional Education Journalism Award-2014 was given to Kathmandu-based Nepal Samacharpatra Daily and Lumbini-based Lumbini Television. The award carries a purse of Rs 40,000 and certificate.
Likewise, Education Fellowship worth Rs 15,000 was given to 15 education journalists from five development regions and Kathmandu. Speaker Subash Chandra Nembang gave away the awards at a function in the capital.