SHILLONG: Eastern Panorama magazine handed out the second edition of its Achievers Awards as part of its celebration of 22 years of uninterrupted publication.
Spanning ten categories, awards were handed out by the Chief Guest of the function home Minister Roshan Warjari.
The awards were handed over to people and organizations which have made contributions in their respective fields.
The winners of this year’s edition of the awards included the Tetseo Sisters of Nagaland for music, Martin Luther Christian University for education, State Bank of India for Banking, Wansuk Myrthong of Meghalaya and Anshu Jamsempa of Arunachal Pradesh for Adventure Sports, Sumar Sing Sawian of Meghalaya for Cultural Promotion, Shankar Lall Goenka of the Jeevan Ram Moongi Devi Public Charitable Trust of Shillong for NGO, Utpal Baruah of Guwahati’s UB Photos for Photography, GVK EMRI’s 108 Service for Social Service and Chandan Bora for Rural Entrepreneurship.
Speaking on the occasion, the Home Minister said that there is a need for news publications to remain fair while reporting even as she stated that by being a long time subscriber of the magazine, she can say that Eastern Panorama is absolutely fair while reporting on news.
Others who spoke on the occasion were Managing Director of DY365 Dipannita Jaiswal, Prof. B Panda of NEHU, Shillong and the Editor in Chief of Eastern Panorama Dr. KK Jhunjhunwala.