Awards for Ladakh writers
Charkha Development Communication Network announces two Awards, the Sanjoy Ghose Ladakh Women Writer's Award open to women writers above the age of 18 years and the Sanjoy Ghose Special Writer' s Award 2010-11 open to persons with disability (men and women) above the age of 18 years.
Thursday, Sep 30 17:46:04, 2010
Charkha Development Communication Network announces two Awards, the Sanjoy Ghose Ladakh Women Writer’s Award open to women writers above the age of 18 years and the Sanjoy Ghose Special Writer’ s Award 2010-11 open to persons with disability (men and women) above the age of 18 years. A wide cross section of journalists, professionals, students and social activists living in the country, within or outside Ladakh, are eligible to apply.
Both Awards are meant to encourage writings reflecting community perspectives on issues of Education, Environment and Disability from the Ladakh region which remains isolated from the rest of the country. The writings should be based in the context of the recent disaster and outline how efforts by the communities, government agencies and civil society organisations (NGO’s) can create better conditions for the people of Ladakh related to the above issues.
There will be three Ladakh Women Writer’s Awards with a value of Rs.5,000/- each and one Special Writer’ s Award with a value of Rs.2,000/-. Candidates need to have a demonstrated interest in writing on development issues in Ladakh and to connect with the media. .
The Application formalities are outlined on Charkha’s website www.charkha.org along with the Application Form which can be downloaded. Applications can be sent in Urdu, English, Hindi or Ladakhi. The Awardees of previous Ladakh Women Writer’s Award are not eligible.
All four Awards will be announced at a function to be held in New Delhi on 7 December 2010 which marks Charkha Founders’ Day. Awardees will be expected to complete their assignments of 6 articles with photographs on their chosen theme within a period of six months from December 2010 till June 2011.
Completed applications should reach by post to the following address:
Charkha Development Communication Network
D-1947 Palam Vihar
The last date of receiving applications is 07 Oct 2010
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