Monday, June 20, 2016
Greenways resident honoured
In recognition of his writings, Prakash M Swamy, former UN correspondent, was honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by Rotary Club of Madras North.According to a press release, he was a committee member of Madison Square Garden Committee which welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to New York in 2014. Prakash M Swamy is a resident of Greenways Road, Raja Annamalaipuram.Also, on the occasion, Emerging Journalist Award was conferred on J. Vedhavalli, news anchor of Puthiya Thalaimurai TV Channel.
The awards were presented by the Chairman of Prasar Bharathi, A Surya Prakash at an event held in Mylapore.In his address, Surya Prakash, said “Doordarshan may lack the glitz of some of the private channels in India but is playing a critical role in dissemination of vital information to the common man.”He pointed out that Doordarshan and All India Radio ensured the success of the polio campaign.
Source & Credit:http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-downtown/greenways-resident-honoured/article8746747.ece
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