Media Nest, a pan India body of media professionals that works for the welfare of journalists and their families, will be felicitating the newly elected members of Uttar Pradesh State Accredited Correspondents committee (UPSACC) at Uttar Pradesh Press Club at 11.30 am on 23 January 2010. Read more
Mr. Hisamul Islam Siddiqui, a senior Urdu journalist was elected as the President of committee. Mr. Siddiqui is member of National monitoring committee for minorities’ education in India. Senior Hindi scribes Mudit Mathur and Yogesh Mishra were elected to the post of vice-president and secretary. Mr. Jitendra Shukla was elected the treasurer. Besides 12 journalists were elected to the executive committee.
Giving this information in a press note, Media Nest secretary general and UP correspondent of AFP, Ms Kulsum Talha said that after the felicitation ceremony the fortnightly progromme Media for Children will be held. Media Nest has been organizing this media sensitization event on the issues of women and children since November 2008 with the support of UNICEF at the Press Club.
This fortnight the chief resource person is Ms Sangeeta Rajeesh, senior editor, Press Institute of India, New Delhi . Ms Rajeesh will talk to the media about grassroot journalism.
(The author is a senior journalist and Secretary-General of Media Nest)