New Delhi, Mar 29: The Information and Broadcasting Minister, Ambika Soni today presented prestigious Bhartendu Harishchandra award to the Deputy Director General of Doordarshan Ashok Jailkhani, for his book on television production at a ceremony at Shastri Bhavan here.
Jailkhani’s book “Television Karyakram Nirman Prakiriya” focuses on various aspects of the television production. Its co-author, Mahraj Krishna Shah also received the award.
Jailkhani is a reputed theatre personality and Television actor and Director and has produced a number of programmes on various subjects. The award is given every year to encourage writing in Hindi on journalism and mass communication.
Later talking to newsmen, Soni said the award money would be enhanced considerably. At present in journalism and mass communication category, the prizes are in Rs 35,000, 25,000 and Rs 20,000 categories.
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