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Ministry for Information and Broadcasting instituted Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS)

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) has instituted its first Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS). It was announced by the Minister Prakash Javadekar. The aim of the award is to acknowledge the positive role & responsibility of media in disseminating the outreach of Yoga in India and abroad. The award will be conferred to Media Houses engaged in Print Media, Electronic and (Television & Radio).
Prize: The award comprises of a special medal/plaque/trophy and a citation.
Six juries will assess the contribution of Media in the popularising of Yoga. The duration of the coverage for AYDMS would be from 10th June to 25th June 2019.
Announcement of the honors will be announced and Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS) ceremony in July 2019 (tentative date).

Categories:
The award would be given under the following categories:
1)Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Newspapers – Eleven Sammans will be conferred in 22 Indian languages and English
2)Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Television – Eleven Sammans will be conferred in 22 Indian languages and English
3)Best Media Coverage of Yoga in Radio – Eleven Sammans will be conferred in 22 Indian languages and English
In 2019, the year the award was instituted, thirty-three awards have been conferred under the 3 categories.

Yoga:
United Nations has universally acknowledged Yoga under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Yoga is being practiced globally around 200 countries on 21 June every year.
Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India. Yoga is one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophical traditions.

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