IRF Institutes National Road Safety Awards for Recognizing Journalists Efforts in generating Road Safety Awareness

International Road Federation (IRF), a not-for-profit organization based out of Geneva, Switzerland is focused upon improving the Road Safety scenario globally.

As a part of its initiatives in India and globally, keeping in view the important role played by the print and electronic media, it is proposed to honour the best two individual Reporters / Editors on an all India basis, who has demonstrated deep commitment to the cause of “Road Safety”, through an Annual Award, starting with the Calendar Year 2016. The Awardees will be honoured with a Cash Prize and Citation to be presented during the Annual Road Safety Week.

The first awardee will be presented with a citation, a certificate and a cash award of INR 100,000/-

The runner up will get a cash award of Rs. 50,000/- plus citation and certificate.

Separately, the IRF also proposes to honour the Best Reporter to be selected from each State, who has rendered Yeoman service for the cause of “Road Safety”, either through advocacy or by highlighting events and issues with profound impact on Road Safety. A cash award of Rs. 21,000/- plus certificate has been instituted for the best entry from each State in the country.

The nomination entries for the awards from journalists will be in the form of news stories, features, articles, editorials which promote road safety as a developmental issue in any regional language. The entries will be accepted till December 15 of each year and the awards will be presented during the Annual Road Safety Week held in the month of January in New Delhi.

Nomination for the above Awards may be sent to the Chairman, IRF (India Chapter).

Download the format for these nominations here

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