Veteran journalist Abhimanyu receives J&K ‘State Award’ – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Aug 12: Senior Journalist and former Vice President of Press Club Jammu Abhimanyu Sharma was today awarded the ‘State Award for Outstanding Media Personality’ for achieving excellence in Jammu and Kashmir.
He was presented with this prestigious award, comprising a gold medal, citation and cash award of Rs 51,000 by the J&K government in a simple ceremony at the Civil Secretariat in Jammu this morning. The government of Jammu and Kashmir had announced the award for Abhimanyu Sharma on the eve of Republic Day in 2018.
A seasoned journalist, who has earned his name in the profession at the state and national level through his integrity and excellence in journalistic pursuits, has over three decades of experience under his belt in electronic media and printed.
He remained associated with Dainik Jagran (J&K), one of India’s most widely circulated Hindi daily newspapers, as J&K’s Distinguished Editor and Managing Director for over two decades. Over more than three decades of his career as a professional journalist, Abhimanyu has worked with major J&K publishing houses, including Kashmir Times, in addition to his successful foray into electronic media, which also spanned around a decade. , covering a wide range of topics, including politics and defence. .
He was part of the delegation of Indian journalists who accompanied then President Pratibha Patil on her official visits to Mangolia and Korea in 2011. He also visited Singapore with India’s top official delegation. He was also a founding member of the Press Club of Jammu where he served as Vice Chairman of the Management Committee from 2014 to March 2022.
Abhimanyu attended the All India Editors Conference in 2009 in Srinagar and again in 2012 in Pondicherry. He was also a member of the Advisory Committee of the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council.
A well-known literary name, Abhimanyu has also been associated with various social and literary organizations including Sanskriti Manch, Jammu (SMJ) as President and Rashtra Bhasha Prachar Samiti as Vice President, both at state and national level. national.

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