Ministry for Information and Broadcasting instituted Antarashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman (AYDMS)
11, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- 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 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).