Aheli Moitra, alumnus – batch of 2002, Indian School Ghubra (ISG), who is at present a senior journalist and ial reporter of The Morung Express, a every day of the north-eastern area of India, was honoured for her work in highlighting gender issues in the course of the ninth edition of Population First – Laadli Media and Advertising awards 2017 at United Services Institute of India, New Delhi.
Her function ‘How a Village in Phek District Revived Millets and Became Gender Wise’ which was published in The Morung Express was selected by the jury of the Laadli Media and Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity 2017 in the Best Feature- Print Category. The award was presented by P Sainath, a renowned journalist, founder and editor of People’s Archive of Rural India and Magsaysay Award.
She was selected by the jury for highlighting the function of ladies in transforming agrarian economy of a quantity of villages in Nagaland’s Phek district via millet farming, the award citation stated.
The Laadli Media Awards prove that even in the worst circumstances and cynical occasions there is hope, since Aheli is becoming correct to her profession in journalism, displaying excellent sensitivity and compassion, raising vital concerns about gender inequalities, discriminations and violence and holding a mirror to the society. She is a function model for several aspiring journalists and media persons.
The management and employees of Indian School Ghubra are immensely proud of Aheli’s invaluable contribution to the betterment of society, specifically for the empowerment of ladies. The ISG family members deems it a privilege and honour to congratulate her on her achievement and her perseverance in upholding the motto of the college – ‘Strive for the Best’.
Information Source: Muscat Daily